MLB Realignment: A.L. East, Meet A.L. North

Posted: 28th June 2010 by Jared Smith in MLB
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The topic of Major League Baseball realignment is in the headlines again. Published today, on, was an article by John Schlegel who says realignment talk now revolves around the games' big rivalries.  Schlegel states: “The Yankees and the Red Sox, the two behemoths of the American League East, have so cornered the market on playoff spots that something must be done, some suggest. Competitive balance can be addressed only so much through economics, so addressing it structurally by rearranging baseball's six divisions somehow is necessary, some say.” A brief history of MLB divisions-leagues realignment looks like this: 1962: The New York Mets and Houston Colt .45s (who changed their nickname to the Astros in 1965) were added to the NL, thus creating 20 teams overall ...

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