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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.
|2014-02-05||Texas Rangers||Stadium||Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is renamed Globe Life Park in Arlington.|
|2007-03-19||Texas Rangers||Stadium||Ameriquest Field in Arlington changes name to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.|
|2004-05-07||Texas Rangers||Stadium||The Ballpark in Arlington is renamed Ameriquest Field in Arlington.|
|1994-04-01||Texas Rangers||Stadium||The Texas Rangers move home games from Arlington Stadium to The Ballpark in Arlington|
|1971-09-21||Texas Rangers||Relocation||Washington Senators relocated to Dallas area and become the Texas Rangers with home games played at Arlington Stadium. The team moves from the AL East to the AL West for the 1972 season.|
|1969||Texas Rangers||Stadium||DC Stadium is renamed RFK Stadium|
|1961-10-01||Texas Rangers||Stadium||Washington Senators move home games from Griffith Stadium to DC Stadium.|
|1961||Texas Rangers||Franchise||A New Washington Senators franchise is created after the existing Washington franchise moved to Minnesota. Home games will be played at Griffith Stadium.|