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H.R. 4071: Moneyball Act

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The Oakland Athletics (A’s) currently have the worst record in Major League Baseball at only .257. They also have the lowest average home game attendance, at only 9,688 attendees per home game.

Little surprise that the team aims to start fresh by moving to Las Vegas.

The A’s recently reached an agreement with the state of Nevada to move the team after the conclusion of next year’s 2024 season. The only remaining formality is for 75% of MLB team owners (23 out of 30) to formally approve the move, as they’re expected to do.

No less than Oakland native Tom Hanks lambasted the anticipated change. “We’ve lost the Raiders, the Warriors moved to San Francisco, and …

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Barbara Lee

Sponsor. Representative for California's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2023
Length: 3 pages
Jun 13, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Jun 13, 2023

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 13, 2023. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

1% chance of being enacted (details)


Jun 13, 2023

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H.R. 4071 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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