View Single Post
Old
08-08-2012, 01:56 PM
  #9
turkulad
Registered User
 
turkulad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Hiatusville
Country: Finland
Posts: 1,489
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Buck Aki Berg View Post
The six franchises were founded (ie. the league granted them) in 1966; this is probably what he's referring to. Though I agree that it can be confusing, since we generally consider the genesis of a new team based on the season in which they begin play, which was 1967.
Indeed, this was the context I was going with, as the year when then franchises were awarded (and thus the financial conquest achieved) was the one that mattered, but I might rewrite the wording to make this more emphasized and less ambiguous.

turkulad is offline   Reply With Quote