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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.
|2011-06-06||Oakland Athletics||Stadium||Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum is renamed O.Co Coliseum after Overstock.com.|
|2008-09-19||Oakland Athletics||Stadium||McAfee Stadium is renamed Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum.|
|2004-04-23||Oakland Athletics||Stadium||Network Associates Coliseum is renamed McAfee Stadium.|
|1998||Oakland Athletics||Stadium||Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum is renamed Network Associates Coliseum.|
|1968||Oakland Athletics||Relocation||Kansas City Athletics relocate to Oakland and become the Oakland Athletics. Home games will be played at the Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum.|
|1955||Oakland Athletics||Relocation||Philadelphia Athletics relocate to Kansas City and become the Kansas City Athletics. Home games will be played at Municipal Stadium.|
|1909||Oakland Athletics||Stadium||Philadelphia Athletics move home games from Columbia Park to Shibe Park.|