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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
    New York MetsStadiumNew York Mets move home games from Shea Stadium to Citi Field.
    New York MetsStadiumNew York Mets move home games from The Polo Grounds to Shea Stadium.
    New York MetsFranchiseThe New York Mets are officially announced as a National League expansion team for the 1962 season. Home games will be played at the Polo Grounds.

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