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Encyclopedia > Philadelphia Athletics

There have been three professional baseball teams based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania known as the Philadelphia Athletics: Independence Hall Philadelphia (sometimes referred to as Philly or the City of Brotherly Love) is the fifth-most-populous city in the United States and the most populous city in the state of Pennsylvania, occupying all of Philadelphia County. ...


1. The Philadelphia Athletics were a major league baseball team that played in the National Association from 1871-1875 and in the National League in 1876. The Philadelphia Athletics were a charter member of the National Association of Professional Baseball Players, baseballs first major league, from 1871 to 1875. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... The National Association of Professional Baseball Players, or simply the National Association, was founded in 1871 and lasted through the 1875 season, after which its stronger teams created the National League. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ...


2. The Philadelphia Athletics were a major league baseball team that played in the American Association from 1882-1890. The Philadelphia Athletics were a team in the American Association, a 19th Century Major League Baseball league. ... The American Association has been the name of at least two leagues of professional United States of America. ...


3. The Philadelphia Athletics were a major league baseball team that played in the American League from 1901-1954. The team moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1955. Oakland Athletics American League AAA Sacramento River Cats AA Midland RockHounds A Stockton Ports Kane County Cougars Vancouver Canadians R Phoenix Athletics The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. ... The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... Kansas City is a city in Jackson county in Missouri. ...


 
 

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