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Texas Rangers

1972: After getting approval to move to Texas, the Senators change their nickname to the Rangers in honor of the famous […]

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Seattle Mariners

1970-1976: After the Pilots, Seattle’s first Major League team was unable to stay afloat financially in Sicks’ Stadium and moved to […]

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Oakland Athletics

1968: On May 8th, in front of the new home fans of Oakland, Jim “Catfish” hunter throws the first regular-season perfect […]

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Houston Astros

1962: On April 10th, the Colt .45’s get off to a flying start winning their first game 11-2 over the […]

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Los Angeles Angels

1961: As one of baseball’s first expansion teams in 60 years, just getting ready for their first season was a problem […]

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San Francisco Giants

1958: Fans packed Seals Stadium from the first day of big-league ball on the West Coast. On April 15th, in that […]

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San Diego Padres

1936-1968: The San Diego Padres have a rich and glorious history in the Pacific Coast League. It was with the Padres […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers

1958: The Dodgers play their first game in Los Angeles on April 18th, defeating the newly the also relocated San […]

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Colorado Rockies

1991: On June 10th Fay Vincent announces Denver and South Florida are the National League Expansion Committee’s selections for 1993. Four […]

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Arizona Diamondbacks

1998: On March 31st with 50,179 fans overflowing Bank One Ballpark, the Arizona Diamondbacks play the first regular-season game in franchise […]

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