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It's because the New York market is large enough to support two teams -- one in the National League and one in the American League. In fact, there were three teams in the area -- the Yankees, the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants -- until 1958. When the Dodgers and the Giants moved to the West Coast, the Mets were created in 1962 to fill the void in the National League.

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