Oakland Athletics

Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?

Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?
May 1, 2016 No Comments »

Almost as much as any other facet of the game, the usage of starting pitchers has evolved quite a bit throughout the history of baseball. Originally, in the mid-18th century, teams had one regular pitcher and maybe one other player ... Read More »

The best teams to never win a World Series

The best teams to never win a World Series
September 24, 2015 No Comments »

Most teams that are good for three or four years or more eventually get to a World Series and usually win one. It’s harder now — with the multiple rounds of playoffs — to win a title. Which means we see ... Read More »

VIDEO: Tom Seaver strikes out the side in 1973 World Series action

VIDEO: Tom Seaver strikes out the side in 1973 World Series action
December 6, 2012 2 Comments »

No other player in baseball history was quite like Tom Seaver, who earned the highest vote total in the history of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Seaver used his powerful legs to drive himself toward home plate, and with his ... Read More »

VIDEO: Jackson’s monster blast at Tiger Stadium in 1971 All-Star Game

VIDEO: Jackson’s monster blast at Tiger Stadium in 1971 All-Star Game
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

The 1971 All-Star Game is considered by many to be the greatest in Midsummer Classic history. It had great stars, great moments, lots of home runs. The biggest shot that night came off the bat of Oakland’s Reggie Jackson. Not ... Read More »

Oakland Athletics All-Time Team

Oakland Athletics All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

Every member of the starting rotation and the top two relievers (Fingers and Eckersley) are in the Hall of Fame. The offense is led by great speed from Rickey, Collins, and power from Reggie, McGwire, and Foxx. Read More »

Reggie and Campy homered to support Holtzman as A’s repeated in 1973

Reggie and Campy homered to support Holtzman as A’s repeated in 1973
July 24, 2012 1 Comment »

World Series Game Seven, October 21, 1973 | New York Mets vs. Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland It was the seventh game of the World Series and only days earlier the owner of this team had tried to ... Read More »

VIDEO: Oakland A’s camera day from 1968 and 1971

VIDEO: Oakland A’s camera day from 1968 and 1971
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

In this rare clip from YouTube we see 8MM clips from “camera day” at Oakland’s Coliseum in 1968 and 1971. Some of the players we see include Bert Campaneris, Sal Bando, Vida Blue, Rick Monday, and Rollie Fingers, as well ... Read More »