In March 1995, two new franchises, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (now known as the Tampa Bay Rays), were awarded by MLB, which began play in 1998. This addition brought the total number of franchises to 30.
When was the last MLB team added?
The 1998 expansion remains the most recent to be conducted in Major League Baseball. MLB would later reverse the imbalance created by the 1998 expansion when, following the sale of the Houston Astros, the new owners agreed to move their franchise to the American League.
What is the oldest team in baseball?
In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings became America’s first professional baseball club.
What are the current MLB teams?
- Arizona Diamondbacks. StatisticsScheduleRosterDepth ChartTickets.
- Atlanta Braves. StatisticsScheduleRosterDepth ChartTickets.
- Baltimore Orioles. StatisticsScheduleRosterDepth ChartTickets.
- Boston Red Sox. StatisticsScheduleRosterDepth ChartTickets.
- Chicago Cubs. …
- Chicago White Sox. …
- Cincinnati Reds. …
- Cleveland Guardians.
Will New Orleans get a MLB team?
They do not have an MLB team. The closest MLB team to New Orleans is the Houston Astros.