Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Pittsburgh. Nope, not Washington, D.C. :(
f. False! The Orioles began playing in Baltimore in 1954 and the Brewers in Milwaukee from 1970, not a city on a coast ;) Did I trick ya?
|If you found yourself at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, which team would you most likely see there?||MLB Teams And Their Cities
Reds. The Turtles? What was I thinking!?
5. The Angels (from 1961), San Francisco Giants (from 1958), LA Dodgers (from 1958) , San Diego Padres (from 1969), and the Oakland Athletics (A's) from 1968, all play in California. No wonder states like Oregon get no teams.
Atlanta. The Braves: Atlanta, Georgia.
San Francisco. The Giants played their last game as the New York Giants in 1957.
|The Mets and Dodgers were playing on opposite coasts of the United States during the 1970s, 80s and 90s?||MLB Teams And Their Cities
t. Los Angeles Dodgers (from 1958) and New York Mets (from 1962): the Mets played on the East Coast in New York, while the Dodgers played on the West Coast in Los Angeles.
Astros. The Astros played at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.
t. The White Sox (American League) and Cubs (National League) both played in Chicago.
New York. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.
|The Angels began their endeavors in 1961 in the American League. What was the team called in their inaugural season?||MLB Teams
Los Angeles Angels. The team began under the management of Bill Rigney. The Angels first played their home games at Wrigley Field, then later shared Dodger Stadium with the Dodgers until they had their own ballpark. They changed their name to the California Angels in 1965, and would not see their first playoffs until 1979, but lost to the Orioles in the ALCS. The Angels saw their first World Series crown in 2002 in a win over the Giants.
|Which team was an expansion team in the National League in 1969, then moved in 2005 to another location and changed their name?||MLB Teams
Montreal Expos. The Expos joined the National League along with the San Diego Padres in 1969 as part expansion for Major League Baseball. The American League expanded with two teams also. In 36 seasons before the move to become the Nationals, the Expos managed only one appearance in the playoffs. They lost that NLCS in 1981 to the Dodgers.
|Which team was called the Blues, Bronchos, and Naps before changing their name again in 1915?||MLB Teams
Cleveland Indians. 1901 saw the Cleveland team as the Blues, 1902 as the Bronchos, and 1903 as the Naps. The name of Indians appeared for the first time in 1915, named in honor of former National League Cleveland Spider player Chief Louis Sockalexis. He was the first Native-American to play professional baseball.
|This franchise began as the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League in 1901. They moved to a different city and changed their name in 1902, and played there until they moved the franchise to become the Baltimore Orioles in 1954. Which team was this?||MLB Teams
St. Louis Browns. The Browns played in St. Louis from 1902-1953, and they were pretty bad. They had few highlights and few outstanding players. They did go to one World Series in 1944, but lost to the crosstown St. Louis Cardinals.
|Which team began as an expansion team in 1969, but were so bad that they moved to a different city for the 1970 season?||MLB Teams
Seattle Pilots. The franchise began under the management of Joe Shultz. The team would go 64-98 for a last place finish, and that was it for his career with the franchise. The franchise was in Milwaukee in 1970 named the Brewers, and in their next eight seasons either finished last or next to last. The team had their first winning season in 1978, then would have five more consecutive. They made it to their first World Series in 1982 in a loss to the Cardinals.
|Which team won their first-ever World Series in 1955?||MLB Teams
Dodgers. The Brooklyn Dodgers finally won a series, and it was under the helm of manager Walter Alston. The franchise began in 1884. They went to eight World Series before they finally bagged one of their own. They would repeat in 1959 after moving to Los Angeles against the White Sox.
|In which year did the Giants and Dodgers move to California?||MLB Teams
1958. Walter O'Malley was instrumental in getting both teams to move to the West Coast in 1958. The Dodgers won their first World Series appearance in Los Angeles in 1959 with a win against the White Sox. The Giants would first appear in 1962 in a loss to the Yankees.
|This American League team went to the first-ever World Series in 1903, then changed their name to the Red Sox in 1908. Which team was this?||MLB Teams
Americans. The Boston Americans met the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1903, in a five games to three win over the Pirates in the World Series. The Americans also won the 1904 American League pennant, but there was no World Series held in that season. As the Red Sox, they won their first World Series in 1912 against the New York Giants.