Oakland Athletics

On this day in 1973: Oakland wins its second consecutive World Championship with a 5-2 win over New York in Game 7 of the World Series. Bert Campaneris and Reggie Jackson each hit two-run homers in the third inning and Darold Knowles got the final out with the tying run at the plate. ... See MoreSee Less

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Julio GonzalezI was at the coliseum that day I was 7 years old with my father โœ๏ธ and my oldest sister I remember people jumping on to the field and cutting pieces of grass and taken the bases it was a wonderful moment and great childhood memories. Go Aโ€™s.

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Nancy SantosMy dad always took us to the A's games. No Giants games for me in all my years in the Bay Area.

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Matthue JosephIn the words of Janet Jackson "What have you done for me lately" ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Janet LillyTime to plan now for 2018.

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Andre MoffettI remember watching this game as a 10-year-old, from my house in Chicago, on my RCA television. I didn't care for the A's because they would always beat my beloved White Sox. However, when the playoffs started, I found myself routing for the A's. They became my second favorite team, next to my Chicago White Sox. The Oakland Athletics are a sports organization that I admire.

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Coston Davis Jr.I love the A's they broke all the rules -first team with color uniforms wore white shoes, on Sunday home games wore all white jersys,wore beards and mustaches . They fought with each other and they had three diferent uniforms Green, gold, and white - They were the Anti establishment team!

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Reggie KitchensI was 14, great World Series. Oakland winning was the best part of my freshman year in high school!!

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Jeffrey PereiraWish the Coliseum still looked like that. Campy is still a stud. I always make sure to shake his hand at spring training games. Like a vise.

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Stephanie Ann ChaneyRemember taking my grandfather and whole family to the A's. Brought back many memories for my grandfather who pitched a short time for the A's when the were in Philadelphia many many years ago.

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Delia GonzalesMy hubby and I use to go watch them play many times, we are both A's fans since. Bando , Campanella, Fingers, Henderson, ,etc. Love those guys๐Ÿ™Œ

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Robert GarciaNever get tired of seeing those swingin A's from the dynasty

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James WhitlatchCampy going Opp-O, for a two run bomb! My all-time favorite player!

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Kandie Keener-HolmdahlGreat days,memories of a fantastic baseball teamโ˜†

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Dan PlunkettAnd I was there with my Dad, what a great memory.

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Charlie AdametzYa need to build a team that can do this again! Long overdue to have another threepeat!

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Patrick SmithI have a program that my dad bought for me at that game and had it autographed by some of the players.

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Tom O'DonnellLoved every minute of this!

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Douglas SeagleI watched this as a child..... Still love it!!!!!!!!

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Sari PierreI. Was. There.

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Margaret HartAnd I was there!

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James MarzanGreat series! The Amazin' A's!

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Terry HigginsI was there. Thanks, Scott Warn! โšพ๏ธ

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Joe Williamshow sweet it was !

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Steve BrawleyLived it.

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Ken GotchallGreat times

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When 9-year-old Oakland Athletics fan Loren Smith lost all of his memorabilia in the California wildfires, the baseball world took notice.

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Shayne StantonWhile I more prefer the Toronto Blue Jays considering I live in Canada. I may not be much of a baseball fan in general but when I saw what the Aโ€™s did for this young boy and as well all the other teams as well, in my opinion this makes the Aโ€™s in my eyes as the true World Series Champs for this year for going above and beyond. You guys truly rock

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Tom FoxGood job A's. I saw the story on last night's news. Looks like Loren might have a jpretty good fast ball. You'll probably be able to throw harder as you get older.

10 hours ago   ·  1
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Joel KowalskiClass act all the way Oakland A's and MLB.

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Jason IrvineYou guys just gained one more east coast fan....

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Ron WebbCT A's fan since 1970. Very classy by all the teams involved.

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Lorie TallaricoReally great outreach to a kid who lost all his baseball treasures. Classy.

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Suzanna SmulliganThat's caring from the heart .thank you all โšพ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜โคโšพ

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Judy Najeraโ™ก the A's! Making dreams come true! God bless you gentlemen!

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Jennifer ParkerI love my A's! That was awesome!

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Ted FralickClass act by a class team! Awesomw!

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Chrissy RamirezLove my team!!!

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Julie AbreuAโ€™s ๐Ÿ’›

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Rod BattleCool Amen! Good A's

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Scott MathisThat awesome

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Justin PrescottSad how they planned on building stack n pack houses months ago on the same exact zoning the houses that got burned down in...hope this kid gets lucky and gets some more good baseball cards and meets his favorite players ! Life is a journey full of ups and downs ya just gotta take the good with the bad and move on and better luck will come to you !

6 hours ago
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Korn KepI understand buddy, I lost my house in 1994 from a fire, along with all my 1972, 73, 74 Awesome athletic memorabilia I've never been the same buddy.

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Jill Pellegrin StevensonTricia Tally Nociti thought of you! Bruce Maxwell โค๏ธ

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Chris ThomasonDid you happen to see this Erin?

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Tom FoxSign him up.

10 hours ago
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Nicole GrialouDavid ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š

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Mary Frances GoodwinRose Carrillo Torres our A's๐Ÿ’—

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Lindsay Lou PattersonJeff Patterson ๐Ÿ˜โšพ๏ธ๐Ÿ’š

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Bailey WestVictor Rodriguez

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If you guessed Matt Olson, then you must be excited for 2018. #SilhouetteSaturday ... See MoreSee Less

If you guessed Matt Olson, then you must be excited for 2018. #SilhouetteSaturday

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James MarzanDear Beane/Forst, if you have half a brain and are watching the playoffs, you can see how vital a good bullpen is. Please revamp the bullpen with some reliable arms. Dump Casilla, Hendriks, Dull, Brady and Josh Smith.

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Trevor WilsonAnd... he just got traded!

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Joseph HolmesTraded for prospects.

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Jonathan Nelsonyawn

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Can you guess the player? Hint: He joined Giancarlo Stanton as the only player in the last 30 years to hit 20 or more homers in both the Minors and Majors in one season. #SilhouetteSaturday ... See MoreSee Less

Can you guess the player? Hint: He joined Giancarlo Stanton as the only player in the last 30 years to hit 20 or more homers in both the Minors and Majors in one season. #SilhouetteSaturday

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Cynthia RudolphNo team needs a minor league system as our beloved Oakland Aโ€™s provide a farm team for the entire major league.

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Christopher A Johnson Sr.I agree with everybody saying Matt Olson and that he probably won't be here very long because the Oakland Athletics are the organ donors of the Major Leagues.

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Christopher A Johnson Sr.Don't get me wrong I'm a lifelong DieHard Oakland Athletics fan. I'm just sick and tired of every time we get a good player we can't ever seem to keep them.

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John ArcieriEasy Olson. Which rookie received very little national media attention for what he accomplished last year? Olson again.

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Mario PalafoxA player they will trade next year

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Kiko VelasquezJose Canseco! Haha.. I always say him ๐Ÿ˜‚ or Miguel Tejada ๐Ÿฅ

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Charles MartinRicky Mark Canseco Ekersly Jr....Hes a beast

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Eddie LunaHe's shaded out cause he'll be traded!

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Jeff TarnowMatt Olson, that was an easy one.

21 hours ago
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Henry MyazoeThe future for the A's Matt Olson!

9 hours ago
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Tom FoxMatt Olson. The answer got given away in a later post.

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Todd MartinezEveryone's favorite A's great: Player to be named Later

19 hours ago
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Paul BreitagYa, odds are, he won't make it to the 2018 season on the A's either.

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Dan MartIt is on the tip of my tongue ... yet Iโ€™ll go with the flow ... our boy Olson!

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Ron WebbA player soon to be traded.

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Richie DallaTorreMatt โ€œSoon To Be Tradedโ€ Olson

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Nick HickmanMatt Olson

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Peter GuzmanCanseco 40-40 man

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Dan NelsonMark McGuire

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John R. LewisOlson

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Kevin PeelerCanseco

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Erik HoffmannHis swing reminds me of Frank Howard's.

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Carrie JohnsonOlson

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Jonathan NielsenMatt Olson.

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Steph AniuCanseco 40/40

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On this day in 1973: The Aโ€™s even the World Series at three games each with a 3-1 win over New York. Reggie Jackson has three hits, including a pair of doubles, at Catfish Hunter pitched 7 1/3 innings for the win. ... See MoreSee Less

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Marks AccidentsWatched all three of their back to back to back World Series Championships and call it child naรฏvetรฉ but I never doubted that they would win. It just seemed like THAT is what they do... every year ๐Ÿ˜

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Dave WeberI was there and remember clearly that as fans walked in from the parking lot, we had little doubt the A's were about to win two straight and the series.

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Ryan BeylikjianBobby, this is where he truly became Mr October!! 3 chips in Oakland, only 2 in NY if my memory serves

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Lloyd GibbsI went to three of the four in Oakland. My dad and I sat in the second deck behind home plate. Great memories.

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Edward ValenzuelaI went to that World series, Mays had his last hit.

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Craig ConstanceI was there for that game. Tom Seaver vs. Catfish Hunter. Oh, what a great day it was!

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Jonathan NelsonAnother post season watching x-A's players in the World Series. Owners want you to dwell in past glory and buy tickets next year for nothing.

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Richard RomeroWatch this series and the others with my Dad as wide eyed 10yr old baseball loving kid have a been a fan ever since

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Michael Grottelets talk about Rollie Fingers Getting BENCH On a pitchout!!!!! 71.72.73

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Jeremy HiznoltThis year the A's don't even make the playoffs โ˜น๏ธ

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Jim PagliaroReggie almost won the thing single-handed.

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Debra Guthrie MinakerI was blessed to see a lot of those games!

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Debra O'ConnorSuch great times. Those were the days.

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Arthur SchafferReggie at his best in October

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Brian KingYou know there were 5 championships before this, right?

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Rod BattleYes Sir! Reg was our's First ๐Ÿ™‚

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AnnaRose WalterAh , Catfish .....

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Rachel QuerioTroy Stetson ๐Ÿ˜ 1973 was the year! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›

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Sari PierreI. Was. There.

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Bruce EffisimoFirst Wold Series game I attended.

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Linda HolstI so remember this!

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Hector RodriguezThe rest is history

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Tom RussellI remember that game!

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Carla Arias๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›โšพ๏ธ

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Christopher Andrew Shufelt๐Ÿ˜ฎ

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A HUGE thank you from Dave and the A's to the community that donated to Loren's collection. #OakLend ... See MoreSee Less

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Matt WoodLet's go Oakland! Clap, Clap......Clap, Clap Clap

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Glenn H. FriedmanDave the P R President

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Oakland Athletics was live.

Loren Smith recently wrote a letter to the Oakland Aโ€™s detailing his collection of Aโ€™s memorabilia that was destroyed in the Northern California fires. Watch as Aโ€™s President Dave Kaval, manager Bob Melvin, and catcher Bruce Maxwell visit 9-year-old Loren, accompanied by his mother, father, and infant brother, to present him with new Aโ€™s gear, full season ticket membership, and more. Also, thank you to the many fans, teams, and companies that also contributed to Loren's new collection of memorabilia! #RootedInOakland #OakLend
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Penny WyseI had the pleasure of meeting Bruce last night and had a nice conversation with him. Really nice guy.

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Annette Schreiber BroylesThis is awesome! My 11 year old is so jealous yet so proud of his A's for doing this! When we were evacuated for the Valley Fire 2 years ago in Lake County, he's A's memorabilia was the first this he packed. Nice job!!

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Matthew Jake PieraldiThis is why the A's will always be the best team in the Bay

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Candy MarinoGood job A's, what a great organization. Now that's what players need to do instead of taking a knee. Go out into their community and see where the need is. This is so cool for this kid and his family that has lost everything.

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Opal Mullins ManaeaSo proud of our Oakland Aโ€™s! And, all the other teams! This boy will remember this, the rest of his life! โค๏ธ

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Brooke KingThat was a great response by the A's and other teams. Clearly they made the boy's day. Playing catch with Bruce Maxwell was awesome, probably for Maxwell, too.

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Jose NolascoThis is why I'm an A's fan. You don't hear, at least I haven't heard many teams doing something like this.

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Jim WallaceI'm in Petaluma, I'd have a ton of older 80 90s cards if he wants them, pick up or I can drop off locally

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Cory Van LeuvanJust another reason why I love the Aโ€™s. Itโ€™s all about community to us. Baseball just so happens to bring us together as fans and players, but our mission is the same

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Lexy GreenLove to see #BruceMaxwell becoming the face of the A's!

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Diane YuDave Kaval and the Aโ€™s have a huge heart! Thanks for showing him some big time love! Thatโ€™s why we love our Aโ€™s!! ๐Ÿ’›โšพ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š

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Diane Robb LoganWe may have had a horrible record this year on the field but off the field we rocked it ( as always)๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›

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Scott ZehnerI'd rather see Bernie and the racing sausages. Milwaukee and Nashville go together like peanut butter n jelly

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Marilyn FierroThank you for your generosity and understanding of the situation of this young man. I'm sure it was very disheartening for him to lose some of his prized memorabilia that belonged to his call team. He will be a fan forever just like I am.

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Randy Mendozathats the best thing i have ever seen way to go As and all the teames the kids got a good arm give him a job lol

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Michael J Brewerwow that is great the aโ€™s did that

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Chris ParkerMichael Duarte - get bent, bud. Has nothing to do with this gesture and you're a dork.

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Azucena Rasillawell, I was not expecting to be chopping onions so early...

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Steve BishopThis made my afternoon how can you not be romantic about baseball

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Simon ToddWorst record in the division biggest hearts in the league in

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Nikki Simonetti-DavisHe should throw out the first pitch at a game next season!

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Evelyn Warheit BlackfordWhat a nice gesture. I hope the team is also spreading the 'love' around to other fire victims.

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Makayla Renee' HoltI'm crying so hard, little cutie

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Lori Gelatini BacaAnd this is why I LOVE THE A'S

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Robin LoyndJoe Rudy, Gene, Reggie, Bert. Etc.Hope to go to spring training.

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On this day in 1972: Angel Mangualโ€™s ninth inning pinch hit single scored Gene Tenace with the winning run as the Aโ€™s scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat Cincinnati 3-2 in Game Four of the World Series. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sterling HallbrookAh, the good old days. I was a baseball crazy 14 year old and the Athletics were IT!!! And they still are. (And still going to game at the Coliseum. Same stadium for almost 50 years โœŒ๏ธ )

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Frank SaboThe 72 73 and the 74 are going to be one of the greatest team ever in baseball history gene tanace was the mvp in 72 reggie Jackson mvp in 73 and rollie fingers in 74

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Jay CruzLove seeing these memories , this Aโ€™s team was THE team that got me into baseball and all sports in general... With that being said, as an Oakland fan living in LA since 2001, Iโ€™m pulling for the dodgers to win, mainly so that they can show a new generation of dodger heroes and the never ending showing of Kirk Gibsonโ€™s fist pump can take a break for a while ๐Ÿ˜„

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Jonathan NelsonPast glory, emphasis on past. Present ownership and management sells off talent to pay for their boats and houses. Another post season watching x-A's in the World Series.

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Dave EckrothThis is the team that got me interested in Major League baseball. Ive been a die hard A's fan ever since.

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Rose RosenOne of the greatest games in A's history. I always had faith in Angel. We were season ticket holders and every night Angel would always say hello one of the nicest players I've ever met.

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Jim FloydUntil the Cubs finally won the World Series last season, the A's beating the Big Red Machine was my favorite World Series.

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Jeff TarnowI received a record album called Finley's Heroes recounting that series... I wore it out, I played it so much.

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Bill Irvin Sr.I was in Vietnam at this time. I still have my copy of Stars and Stripes with this as the lead story ... 45 years on.

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James MarzanGonzalo Marquez, Don Mincher and Angel Mangual. Amazing A's comeback!

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Dan GuerraThe A's were the last MLB team to three-peat....

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Larry PeckI remember watching that game. 3 pinch hits in the 9th!

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Robert MartinJohn Wagner Good times with Angel Mangual. That's THE Angel Mangual.

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Mike Kerr...and they ALL stood for the national anthem.

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Dean AllenRemember Joe Rudi s catch on the wall? that was the best team 72-75 ever!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

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Hans TeichmannIf they would have stayed together, would have won 4 or 5 consecutive WS titles! LETS GO OAKLAND!!!

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Carl LondonGreat piece of hitting to inside-out that bill through the right side!!

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Robert ParasilitiJust so you know I remember this very well, and it still bothers me.

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Alex ZazuetaMuchas glorias, y hoy en dรญa no podemos jugar pelota arriba de .500. De cualquier forma Go A's.

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Mike ConwayGraduated high school that year remember it well

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Keith LeavittGod I loved that team! That team grew up together. Youโ€™ll never see baseball like that ever again.

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Patti PelletierJust think... we were there to witness history

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Bruce MattickForgot how bad the field looked as it was during football season!!

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Randy VanderbiltLove seeing my good friend Ron Pieraldi in the group celebration. He was the bat boy in the clip.

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Hector RodriguezThe best Team to win it all.

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We may be 108, but we don't look a day over 50 (in Oakland)! Thank you to everyone that helped us celebrate our 50th birthday yesterday! #RootedInOakland ... See MoreSee Less

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Linda HowellAre they at Mad Oak?

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Jos GallI was there, thank you Oakland A's for having this birthday party and for all of the goodies including the cake!!

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Jonathan NelsonWow what a crowd. Must be 50 people there.

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Noe ArribasI was celebrating with my Boys in Blue today!

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Diego H. Saldana-TorresOnly 108 people??? It's that their attendance record?

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Timothy JanovichI'm 61 been an athletic fan for those 50 yrs I don't think I will ever see a new ballyard in my lifetime it won't get built at the peralta site 2 many poor people in that area go Howard terminal site it's on the water

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Bill FriendI donโ€™t get the 108. Arenโ€™t the Aโ€™s 117? They are an original American League team started in 1901.

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El CabronLet's go Oakland ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Ler's go Oakland๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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Kathy Edrissi GordonVicky Nathan McNaught, Marion McNaught Gray

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On October 18, 1967, the Athletics were approved by American League owners to move to Oakland for the start of the 1968 season, beginning one of the most successful 50 seasons from any sports organization. ... See MoreSee Less

On October 18, 1967, the Athletics were approved by American League owners to move to Oakland for the start of the 1968 season, beginning one of the most successful 50 seasons from any sports organization.

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Dean HumphreysFirst 25 years were very successful with 4 world championships. Unfortunately the last 25 haven't been as successful

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Jim FloydSaw my first AL game at the Oakland Colosseum, they played the Orioles. The A's had so many exciting young players, I became a fan right then.

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Scott DodgeThe only people enamored with "Moneyball" are not A's fans. Nonetheless, go A's!. As the late commish Bart Giamatti expressed in one of his lovely poems, in baseball we have hope each spring.

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Steve Acostathey had me with the green bats given out on bat day (remember that?). Those green bat with gold engraving was the coolest bat on the block, as oppose to the boring bats that the Giants gave out. Couple that with those colorful uniforms, exciting young talent, Charlie O the mule, the Rabbit ball holder, hot pants day/night, farmer day. The A's games were exciting and so were the World Series of 72-73-74 with ALCS appearances in 71 & 75. Not only was I hooked but I hooked my Giant fan father too! The year was 1969.

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Sue GordonBeen a fan from the beginning. Iโ€™ve seen some heart games there. Two World Series games in 1972 and the Dallas Braden perfect game in 2010. Seen some of the greats. My favorite team.

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Dave WeberMy dad wasn't a huge sports fan but knew the A's arrival was history and got us tickets to the '68 opener. When the game ended and cars emptied from the parking lot at about 10 times the speed of post game after a big game at Candlestick we became an A's family. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ. Of course we lived in Concord and the A's were also very good from '69 through '76!

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Steven WeldonWhile I am sad you guys aren't moving to Portland, I am very happy you guys are finding a new home in the Oakland area! Go A's!

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Anthony CarrI remember the more obscure names in those first couple of years - Danny Cater, mike hershberger, Phil roof, Paul linblad, Epstein, Dobson,,etc. Great memories.

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Adam BunchRemember when ownership wanted a winning team and had pride in their product? Pepperidge Farms remembers.

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Timothy TinocoThrough the Good times AND the Bad times.... I Ain't JUMPING SHIP ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Christopher AdyMark! Tonight we are celebrating the birth of the Oakland Athletics! ๐Ÿ˜

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Brian GodfreyI remember trying to watch Opening Night in 1968. A's vs Baltimore. Game was televised on KBHK TV-44. Unfortunately, this was before cable. Where we lived in Marin County, KBHK came in as snowy or just not very clear. But at least I could hear the game on the radio. Monte Moore at the mike! We attended my first A's game in 1968 vs Boston. The A's won 12-5. The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum was so pleasant, as compared to Candlestick. I was hooked. So many young exciting players. We were A's partial season ticket holders 1969-1985.

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Bert Olรจ JamesWe did more with nothing than any team in the history of baseball.

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James MarzanI knew whether the A's won or lost the night before from the cartoon drawing of Lee Susman in the Sports section of the Oakland Tribune. What a great artist!

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Jim WesleyNo picture of captain Sal Bando?

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Vince LipinskiThe next "50" looks promising! Hope springs eternal !

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Stephen ScardinaFirst game in 78. 9 years old. I remember hearing the voice of god coming from the speakers.

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Lee LavrovAnd they still don't have their own stadium boo.

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Karen NarvesonThat approval was made 36 days after I was born. No wonder I love the A's!

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Barnes RomineI was in kc and 10 yrs old I was a big fan and heartbroken

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Sally ThorntonFor a faithful fan, ROG!!!

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Herb HastingsOakland Forever

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Herb HastingsOakland Forever

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Herb HastingsOakland Forever

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Daren ThroneberryGreen and Gold #1 always

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