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Old 08-26-2019, 01:37 PM
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Originally Posted by yabob View Post
In 1960, there were 16 major league teams, very heavily concentrated in the northeast and midwest. Only 4 MLB teams were west of the Mississippi - St Louis (just barely), Kansas City (MO - still can be considered midwest), San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Giants and Dodgers were franchises that had moved to the west coast from New York only a couple years earlier.
And, the A's were still newcomers to Kansas City at that point, having moved there from Philadelphia in 1955.

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