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MLB Franchise Changes

+ Relocations, Ballpark Changes and Franchise creation
  • An attempted list of historical franchise changes for Major League Baseball teams including name changes, expansion, ballpark changes and franchise relocations.
  • Franchise names listed are based on current franchise name.
  • DateFranchise (Current Name)TypeDescription
    Milwaukee BrewersStadiumMilwaukee Brewers move home games from Milwaukee County Stadium to Miller Park.
    Milwaukee BrewersRealignmentThe Milwaukee Brewers switch from the American League to the National League. They remain in the Central division
    1972Milwaukee BrewersRealignmentMilwaukee Brewers switch from AL West to AL East. They were in the West since they started out in Seattle.
    Milwaukee BrewersRelocationSeattle Pilots relocated to Milwaukee and become the Milwaukee Brewers with home games played at Milwaukee County Stadium
    Milwaukee BrewersFranchiseSeattle Pilots franchise is created and will join the American League for the 1969 season. Games will be played at Sicks Stadium


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