Professional Sports Team Colors
The color swatches accessible by these team color
listings represent the colors in the sRGB color space,
on coated paper, as defined by the latest
formula guides. The vast majority of these colors
utilize the Pantone libraries (PANTONE Plus, PANTONE
Goe), but a select few are representative of a custom
color mix, or a conversion from CIE-Lab to RGB, or an
entirely different color library (TOYO, RAL, Tru-Match,
Colors are listed in order of
dominance in the uniform and/or logo. Secondary
colors may or may not be "officially" listed as
colors, but are included anyway.
Official color descriptions are used whenever
possible; however, some entries listed here may be
estimates. Estimated color values are indicated by
an asterisk (*) in the lower-right-hand corner of the
color swatch. Any help in obtaining these official
colors and/or descriptions would be greatly appreciated. If you
have any additions, corrections, etc., please contact me
Most of the league histories are complete, but some
(especially soccer at this point) are still being completed.
Special thanks goes to Bob Carroll who provided the
majority of historical football descriptive color sets prior to
Special thanks also goes to Tom Hefner and D.P.
McIntyre who provided the actual color values used by
the United States Football League.
And, special thanks also goes to Marc Okkonen, whose book
"Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century" provided the
majority of visual estimates for historical baseball
color sets for the American League and the National
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