The owner of a Major League Baseball team is considering moving his team from its current city in the upper Midwest to a city in the Southeast that offers a larger television market, a new stadium, and holds the potential for greater fan support. What other factors should the owner consider before actually making the decision to relocate? You may consider the given questions in your discussion:
1. What are the pros and cons of using Geographical Information System (GIS) with the relocation of this baseball stadium?
2. How can load-distance and centroid method methodologies be applied to this relocation considerations? What are the probabilities of errors when using these systems?
3. What are factor-rating systems? How would you apply a factor-rating system into this relocation plans?