Boston red sox
The Boston Red Sox
The original Braves franchise began in Boston, moved to Milwaukee and then to Atlanta.
The first Professional Baseball team was the Cincinnati Red Stockings who actually moved to Boston than went broke. Than were revived to be the Boston Americans.
The Boston Americans was the name of the American League team from 1901 to 1907. In 1908 the name was changed to the Red Sox.
The Red Sox
The Boston Braves existed between 1912, and 1952 before moving to Milwaukee in 1953, and Atlanta in 1966. They are part of the original franchise of the Boston Red Stockings (1871-1876) Their name Boston Braves, was changed to the Boston Bees in 1936, and back to the Braves in 1941. From 1876-1882 the team name was the Boston Red Caps, and from 1883 -1906 the Boston Beaneaters. From 1907 -1910 the franchise was called the Boston Doves, in 1911 they were called the Boston Rustlers, before the name was change to Braves in 1912.
The Boston Red Sox along with the American League joined the National League in 1901 to form Major League Baseball. The team name at the time was the Boston Americans. In 1907 the team name was changed to the Red Sox.
The best franchise basketball team is the Boston Celtics with 16 NBA titles.
Yes, they were the first professional baseball franchise
The Boston Celtics officially became a team in 1946 and was formed by Walter A. Brown.