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Japan is the next stop for MLB expansion

Pack your bags, expansion to Japan is the next logical step for MLB's global vision. Story

Updated: May 27, 2008, 2:43 AM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Fifty years ago, the Dodgers and Giants moved from New York to the West Coast, transforming the senior circuit into a truly national league, making Walter O'Malley a very hated man and, most importantly, paving the way for the Famous Chicken. A half century later, with 15 Japanese players in America this season and more following, with U.S. teams playing regular season games in Tokyo and with David Stern talking about the NBA expanding to Europe, it's time for Major League Baseball to likewise ...

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