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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.
|2009-03-13||New York Yankees||Stadium||New York Yankees move home games from Yankee Stadium I to the new Yankee Stadium (II).|
|1976||New York Yankees||Stadium||The New York Yankees move home games back to Yankee Stadium after 2 years of renovations.|
|1974||New York Yankees||Stadium||The New York Yankees move home games to Shea Stadium for 1974-1975 while Yankee Stadium is being renovated.|
|1923-04-18||New York Yankees||Stadium||The New York Yankees move home games from the Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium.|
|1913||New York Yankees||Team Name||New York Highlanders become the New York Yankees. Home games are also moved to the Polo Grounds.|
|1903||New York Yankees||Relocation||The Baltimore Orioles are relocated to New York and become the New York Highlanders. Home games will be played at HIlltop Park.|