Thirty teams battle from March to October for the 2019 Major League Baseball's World Series title. In MLB's regular season, they are divided into American and National leagues. Inside each league, they are regionalized into divisions according to their location. Only the best ones advance to the playoffs.
MLB 2019 Season Teams
Since the creation of the World Series in 1903, eight franchises appeared in the Major League Baseball and disappeared. This list doesn't take into account teams that disappeared before that date, when American and National leagues had its own championships.
- Baltimore Terrapins
- Brooklyn Tip-Tops
- Buffalo Blues
- Chicago Whales
- Indianapolis Hoosiers
- Kansas City Packers
- Newark Peppers
- Pittsburgh Rebels
Some of the franchises had to relocate to survive. These teams still exist, but they changed their home city, their playing ground, their badge and their colours.
- Boston Braves became Atlanta Braves.
- Brooklyn Dodgers became Los Angeles Dodgers.
- Kansas City Athletics became Oakland Athletics.
- Milwaukee Braves became Atlanta Braves.
- Montreal Expos became Washington Nationals.
- New York Giants became San Francisco Giants.
- Philadelphia Athletics became Oakland Athletics.
- Seattle Pilots became Milwaukee Brewers.
- St. Louis Browns became Baltimore Orioles.
- Washington Senators became Minnesota Twins.
- Washington Senators 2 became Texas Rangers.
Many people miss the Montreal Expos, which hosted home games at the city's 1976's Olympic stadium. Las Vegas and Portland have shown interest in opening a franchise in recent months. The latest news como from Raleigh, North Carolina. The city is very interested in having a team and won't spare efforts to have it.