Oakland Athletics Baseball Tickets Available

December 29, 2010

Based in Oakland, California – the athletics are professional baseball team that was established back in 1901 when they became part of the American League western division.  The team is one of the eight original charter franchises and was established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which is where the name of “athletics” originates.  In 1955 the team moved to Kansas and it wasn’t until 1968 when the team moved to Oakland, California.

The Athletics have been known by many names such as: the A’s, the elephants and the white elephants.  The team ballpark is the Oakland-Alameda county coliseum; the team owner is Lewis Wolff, the manager is Bob Geren and the General Manager is Billy Beane.

Accomplishments and important moments:

There are very few teams that come close to having the number of accomplishments the Oakland athletics have had, to start we can mention that they earned a wildcard Berth in 2001, they have earned an impressive 14 west division titles that span from 1971 all the way to 2006, they have also earned 15 American League pennants in years spanning from 1902 all the way to 1990.

And last but not least, to top this impressive number of accomplishments they have also had nine successful participations in the world series in the years of 1910, 1911, 1913, 1929, 1930, 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1989.

Pitchers in the current roster:

-Greg Smith
-Dallas Braden
-Dana Eveland
-Sean Gallagher
-Josh Outman

Oakland Athletics recent news:

The Athletics provide a good opportunity to young and unproven players to show what they’re made of and to earn a place in several them of the positions that need to be filled.  The team manager has said that there are some players that have proven their skills in the outfield as well as in the position of the catcher.

Even though there is young talent to be exploited and trained the team is looking to invest wisely in order to rebuild the Athletics and bring the team to the top.

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