Athletics

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Removal of disparaging racial names restores honor to long-forgotten ballplayers

Is there anything we can do to restore the dignity that Native Americans and African American players lost...

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Connie Mack and Philadelphia A’s Players at Spring Training

Philadelphia A's manager Connie Mack poses with former and present players at West Palm Beach in Florida during...

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Ferris Fain: 1952 Bowman Baseball Card

Who was Ferris Fain, the two-time batting champion?

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The Mod Style of the Swingin’ A’s

This is the second article in a series on baseball style that we call "Fashion Plate." When we...

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Why are they called the Oakland Athletics? Or Oakland A’s?

One of the oldest nicknames in pro sports, the Athletics name goes back to the Philadelphia Athletic Club,...

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VIDEO: Oral History of the 1989 World Series Earthquake

The 1989 World Series was interrupted by Mother Nature, and it was all caught on camera.

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Oakland A’s All-Time Team

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Eddie Collins was the greatest second baseman of the Deadball Era

Eddie Collins buried his bats during the off-season in shallow holes in his backyard that he called "graves"...

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

It was the seventh game of the World Series and only days earlier the owner of the team...