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Franchises Moves and Expansion

* indicates league or name change (# indicates franchise replaced):

Franchise Moves

Year

From

To

1998

Milwaukee*

AL

Milwaukee

NL

1997

California*

AL

Anaheim

AL

1971

Washington

AL

Texas

AL

1970

Seattle

AL

Milwaukee

AL

1968

Kansas City

AL

Oakland

AL

1966

Milwaukee

NL

Atlanta

NL

1965

Los Angeles*

AL

California

AL

1961

Washington

AL

Minnesota

AL

1958

Brooklyn

NL

Los Angeles

NL

1958

New York

NL

San Francisco

NL

1955

Philadelphia

AL

Kansas City

NL

1954

St. Louis

AL

Baltimore

AL

1953

Boston

NL

Milwaukee

NL

1903

Baltimore#

AL

New York

AL

1901

Milwaukee#

AL

St. Louis

AL

1892

St. Louis*

AA

St. Louis

NL

1890

Brooklyn*

AA

Brooklyn

NL

1890

Cincinnati*

AA

Cincinnati

NL

1887

Pittsburgh*

AA

Pittsburgh

NL

Expansion

Year

Franchise

League

1998

Arizona

NL

1998

Tampa Bay

AL

1993

Colorado

NL

1993

Florida

NL

1977

Seattle

AL

1977

Toronto

AL

1969

Kansas City

AL

1969

Montreal

NL

1969

San Diego

NL

1969

Seattle

AL

1962

Houston

NL

1962

New York

NL

1961

Los Angeles

AL

1961

Washington

AL