When occured: 
Wed, 1970-04-01

On April 1, 1970, an ownership group headed up by automobile dealer Allen “Bud” Selig buys the Seattle Pilots for $10.8 million. Selig will move the Pilots to Milwaukee and rename the team the “Brewers.” The Pilots had lost $1 million during their lone season in Seattle.


More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

August 28

  • 1996

    On August 28, 1996, the Atlanta Braves acquire 14-game winne ...

  • 1990

    On August 28, 1990, Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs become ...

  • 1977

    On August 28, 1977, Steve Garvey of the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Mel Almada

OF, Boston Red Sox

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Babe Ruth

P, New York Yankees

Read Bio
Season Profile

1951 Philadelphia Ph

Eddie Sawyer now kne

Read Bio
Historical Figure


Doubleday is often mistakenly

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Tommy McCarthy

Philadelphia Philies

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Coca Cola

Oriole Park at Camden Yards is

Read Bio


    Be respectful, keep it clean.
Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: