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Columbia blue
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #75B2DD
RGBB (r, g, b) (117, 178, 221)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Columbia blue, also known as Jordy blue, is a light blue tertiary color. The typical Columbia blue is defined by Pantone Columbia Blue 3 (PANTONE 292).

Usage, symbolism, colloquial expressions

Fraternities and Sororities Organizations, fraternities and sororities that use Columbia blue for their colors:

School Colors Columbia blue is used as one of the two or three color symbols for the following colleges, universities and high schools:

Sports

  • The Tampa Bay Rays selected Columbia blue as one of its three color symbols in September 2007. The color is used in the team's logos, uniforms and official merchandise.
  • The Kansas City Royals "powder blue" uniforms that debuted in 2008 are actually Columbia blue.
  • The Houston Oilers (now Tennesee Titans) used Columbia blue from 1960 to 1998 as a primary color.
  • Every Argentina's National Teams (Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Olympic Games...)

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Columbia blue
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #75B2DD
RGBB (r, g, b) (117, 178, 221)
HSV (h, s, v) (205°, 47%, 87%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Columbia blue, also known as Jordy blue, is a light blue tertiary color named after Columbia University. The typical Columbia blue is defined by Pantone Columbia Blue 3 (PANTONE 292).[1]

Contents

Usage, symbolism, colloquial expressions

Fraternities and Sororities Organizations, fraternities and sororities that use Columbia blue for their colors:

School Colors Columbia blue is used as one of the two or three color symbols for the following colleges, universities and high schools:

Sports

  • Every Argentinian National Team (Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Olympic Games...)
  • The Buffalo Braves, now Los Angeles Clippers.
  • The Houston Oilers (now Tennessee Titans) used Columbia blue from 1960 to 1998 as a primary color.
  • The Kansas City Royals "powder blue" uniforms that debuted in 2008 are actually Columbia blue.
  • The Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters basketball team wears their traditional Columbia blue jerseys instead of the university's official color Reflex blue.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays selected Columbia blue as one of its three color symbols in September 2007. The color is used in the team's logos, uniforms and official merchandise.

Music

  • The song Reno Dakota, by the band The Magnetic Fields, makes a play on words with the color in the couplet "You know you enthrall me and yet you don't call me it's making me blue/Pantone 292."

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