Originally Posted by westofyou
right, and the NL was essentially formed because the NA was so loose that teams would disband in the middle of the season and schedules were often not played out.
Entry fee for the NA: $10
The Cubs/White Stockings didn't play for 2 years because of the Chicago Fire. That kept them from being the longest continually operating franchise in baseball.
"Cities" like Fort Wayne, IN, Elizabeth, NJ and Keokuk, IA were all members of the NA at one point.