MLB recognized Jerry Dior as the MLB logo's original designer, said Commissioner Bud Selig in a release. With the recognition comes the answer to ? that has puzzled: which player is the silhouette based? "People said my design was based on Harmon Killibrew [and not Rod Carew], but it wasn't," said Dior. "Mine wasn't based on anyone--just nondescript figure with a bat." "I didn't model it after any one player," Dior said. "It was intentionally ambiguous in every way, including righty vs. lefty."