Major League Baseball Expansions and Relocations
A History, 1876–2008
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About the Book
This study considers the importance of location for new and relocated major league franchises in the more than 130 years since the National League was founded. Included are an analysis of market differences and similarities, team performances and demographics and area economic comparisons. Market data are used to predict future expansions and relocations of major league teams.
About the Author(s)
Frank P. Jozsa, Jr., is professor emeritus of economics and business administration at Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina. The author of numerous books about sports, he lives in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
Frank P. Jozsa, Jr.
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: 12 photos, appendix, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2010
Table of Contents
Foreword by Larry Schroeder 1
1. American League Expansion 21
2. National League Expansion 50
3. American League Team Relocation 86
4. National League Team Relocation 123
5. League Expansion-Team Relocation Markets 161
Appendix: League and Team Statistics 181
Chapter Notes 187