This Day In History: 2000-03-18

March 18, 1953: The Boston Braves become the Milwaukee Braves after their application to move the franchise is approved by National League owners, paving the way for the first franchise relocation since the original Baltimore Orioles moved to New York in 1903; the move follows 82 seasons in Boston for the Braves and ends a 52 years period with Boston as a two-team city.

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