Since 1968, Major League Baseball has been wrestling with having two teams in the San Francisco Bay Area market. Charlie Finley moved his Kansas City A’s franchise to Oakland after the 1967 season dividing the market into two baseball
On March 16, 1970, Bud Selig made probably the most important decision in his baseball career. He told his lawyers to tell Seattle Pilots ownership to declare bankruptcy so he could get the financial stressed team without having to
The Oakland Athletics last played on September 30 in perhaps the craziest Wild Card game to date. The Kansas City Royals made a furious comeback late, and won it in the 12th on a Salvador Perez walk-off single. If
Oakland has had numerous issues with sports teams. The city lost a National Hockey League team in 1976 because of poor attendance. The American Football League replaced the Minneapolis franchise that joined the league in 1959 and dropped out
The Super Bowl is done, the NFL Scouting Combine is here and in a few weeks, free agency season starts. But, none of that really matters to the real business of the NFL, which is to make sure each franchise
As Major League Baseball hits the spring training fields in Florida and Arizona, there are few financially struggling teams.
With just a few days left in his term as Major League Baseball Commissioner, Bud Selig has left his successor Rob Manfred a major problem. Oakland A’s ownership is still stuck in a stadium that was built in the
Allen H. Selig, better known by baseball fans as just Bud, Selig or some unprintable name, is leaving baseball in far better shape than when he entered the game five decades ago as the largest stockholder in the Milwaukee
Former Tampa Bay Ray “Big Game James” Shields and the Kansas City Royals will be returning to the Major League Playoff’s after a 29 year absence. As a matter of fact back 1985 , the last time the Royals
A brief look at each World Series contender in the American League.