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Dodgers, Giants head West to California

Updated: May 22, 2002, 11:45 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

May 28, 1957

The Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants, seeking greener pastures to get more green for their coffers, get the, er, green light from the National League to move to the West Coast. The permission for the Dodgers to relocate to Los Angeles and the Giants to San Francisco is unanimously approved by the other National League club owners at a meeting in Chicago.

The league specifies that the twin moves must be a "package deal."

Though both teams still ...

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