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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.
|2004-04-08||San Diego Padres||Stadium||San Diego Padres move home games from Qualcomm Stadium to PetCo Park|
|1997||San Diego Padres||Stadium||Jack Murphy Stadium is renamed Qualcomm Stadium.|
|1980||San Diego Padres||Stadium||San Diego Stadium is renamed Jack Murphy Stadium.|
|1968-05-27||San Diego Padres||Franchise||San Diego Padres are awarded a franchise and will begin play in the National League West for the 1969 season. Games will be played at San Diego Stadium|
|1968-05-27||San Diego Padres||Franchise||Montreal Expos are awarded a franchise and will begin play in the National League East for the 1969 season. Games will be played at Jarry Park.|