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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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100 Greatest Right Fielders of All-Time

Right field was home to two of the greatest power hitters of all-time: Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron. Players like Roberto Clemente, Andre Dawson, Dwight Evans, and Vladimir Guerrero brought along with them the ability to throw out any runner at any base in any situation. When the position’s history includes Frank Robinson, Mel Ott, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Al Kaline,

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Oakland Athletics All-Time Roster

This is the Oakland Athletics all-time roster. 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 have a minimum of 1,500 plate appearance. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting pitchers had to start at least

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Oakland Athletics Best Single Seasons

This is a list of the Oakland Athletics 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. Starting

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1970s All-Decade Team

Major League Baseball during the 1970s usually brings a few things to mind: The Big Red Machine, Charley Finley’s Oakland A’s and those uniforms, Earl Weaver and the Baltimore Orioles, and the beginning of free agency. The 70s was the last decade in which baseball ruled the American sports landscape. Some of the greatest careers in the game’s history ended

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