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The 20 Greatest Oakland Athletics of All-Time

The Oakland Athletics franchise has existed since 1901. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the American League. Since 1901 they have been known by three names: Philadelphia Athletics (1901 – 1954), Kansas City Athletics (1955 – 1967), Oakland Athletics (1968 – Present. The Athletics franchise has won nine World Series titles (1910, 1911, 1913, 1929, 1930,

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100 Greatest Baseball Players of All-Time

There have been over 18,000 players since 1901. That means the top 100 players are the top 0.5%. How we play baseball has evolved over time. The fundamentals, however, remain mostly unchanged. I may prefer Willie Mays over Ty Cobb. You prefer Frank Robinson over Hank Aaron. Maybe you like Clemens over Walter Johnson. Making a list like this incredibly

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St. Louis Cardinals Best Single Seasons

This is a list of the St. Louis Cardinals best single seasons. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to play at least 51% of games at their position. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers.

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10 Best Offensive Seasons By A First Baseman

Since the inception of the sport first baseman have been an offensive cornerstone. Hall of famers Cap Anson, Roger Connor, and Dan Brouthers were among the first offensively dominant players in the game and they were first baseman. Maybe those exceptional players created an expectation that all first baseman who followed had to live up to or it might be

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