Team Logo. The Modesto Reds were a team in the California League. Ironically, they were the High-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. In 1975 they changed their name to the Modesto Athletics. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Modesto_Reds?oldid=9791" Categories: Former CalL Teams Teams in California Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.