Table: How MLB Wound Up Running the Expos

NOVEMBER 6

Owners vote to shutter two teams. Expos and Twins on hit list.

NOVEMBER 16

Minnesota judge orders Twins to honor final year of stadium lease.

JANUARY, 2002

Marlins owner John Henry buys Red Sox for $700 million. Expos owner Jeffrey Loria buys Marlins for $158 million. MLB acquires Expos for $120 million.

FEBRUARY 5

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig officially calls off contraction for 2002.

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