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Cleveland Rams

1937: On Februay13th, the National Football League grants a Cleveland franchise to Homer Marshman and Associates, a prominent group of […]

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Phoenix Cardinals

1988: After owner Bill Bidwell’s demands for a new stadium preferably domed were ignored, and years of dwindling attendance in […]

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Baltimore Colts

1947-1952: In the rival All-American Football Conference, Baltimore is granted a franchise after the Miami Seahawks fold. The team would […]

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Washington Senators

1899: After eight years in which the franchise never finished .500, or better, the Washington Senators of the National League […]

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Philadelphia Athletics

1901: When the American League was formed, a decision was made to place a team in Philadelphia to rival the National […]

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Washington Senators

1960: After years of struggling with attendance and fighting with baseball and city officials, Calvin Griffith, the owner of the original […]

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Kansas City Athletics

1955: Kansas City was home to the most famous Negro League team, the Kansas City Monarchs. More recently, it was home […]

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Seattle Pilots

Spring Training 1969: In a sign that the Pilots were doomed for failure Lou Piniella a 26-year-old rookie is traded at […]

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Baltimore Orioles

1901: Ban Johnson had saw what happened in 1899, and decided to take advantage. Johnson was president of the Western […]

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Baltimore Orioles

1901: Ban Johnson had seen what happened in 1899, and decided to take advantage. Johnson was president of the Western […]

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