The Athletics have been known for two things since moving to Oakland: swashbuckling play and garish colors.
Legendary Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson began his career with the Oakland Athletics before the search of big money eventually landed him with the New York Yankees.
Charlie Finley, widely regarded as a maverick, owned the Athletics from 1955 until 1980. He moved the team from Kansas City to Oakland after the 1967 season.
O.co Coliseum, a multi-purpose facility that also houses the Oakland Raiders of the NFL, has served as home of the Athletics since they moved from Kansas City in 1968.
The most decrepit of all remaining stadiums in Major League Baseball, the Coliseum is woefully behind standards for MLB. The team is desperately trying to find a new stadium to play in, whether in or out of Oakland.
The trailer for "Moneyball" a movie that depicted the Athletics attempts to compete despite being operated on a shoestring budget.
A film exploring the Oakland Athletics trying to find a new home and the people that it effects.
The Athletics' last World Series title came in 1988, when they beat the neighboring San Francisco Giants.
The official website of the Oakland Athletics, featuring team and player news and statistics.
Oakland Athletics; 2016 Oakland Athletics season: Established in 1901: Based in Oakland since 1968. Team logo used 1993–present
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