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A's Heading to San....Francisco?

By Jeff Weisinger, published on Nov 4, 2013

Wouldn’t it be ironic even in the slightest way if it actually made sense to wear a black and orange Oakland A’s hat, to an Oakland A’s game at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Or, how about the name, “The Oakland Athletics of San Francisco?”

On Sunday, sources confirmed with the San Francisco Chronicle’s Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross about Major League Baseball willing to help the A’s play at AT&T Park if the officials of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum can’t agree to a deal on a new short-term lease for the club.

The move out of Oakland would be the first step to the... (more)

Tags: baseball, mlb, oakland athletics, san francisco giants, 2013

My Interview with Bob Locker

By Ed Attanasio, published on Nov 19, 2009

Bob Locker pitched in the pros from 1965 to 1975 for the Chicago White Sox, Seattle Pilots/Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs. At age 27, Locker made his debut for the Chisox, tossing two innings and giving up three runs. He settled down and made 10 appearances that season following that initial appearance and ended his rookie year with a respectable 3.15 ERA. In 1969, Locker was traded to the expansion Seattle Pilots, posting a 2.18 ERA for a team that finished last in the division. In 1970, Locker’s contract was purchased by the Oakland A’s. In 1972, he was a key member... (more)

Tags: baseball, oakland athletics, seattle pilots

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