Oakland Athletics' move to Las Vegas unanimously approved by MLB owners


ARLINGTON, Texas - The Oakland Athletics' move to Las Vegas has been approved by Major League Baseball team owners in a 30-0 vote.

After years of complaints about the Oakland Coliseum and an inability to gain government assistance for a new ballpark in the Bay area, the A's plan to move to a stadium to be built on the Las Vegas Strip with $380 million in public financing approved by the Nevada government. 

They will remain next season at the Coliseum for the last year of their lease there. 

Plans are to open the new ballpark in 2028.