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Elephant Rumblings: A’s, MLB Brass Meet with Kyler Murray

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1987: Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to the Hall of Fame by the BBWAA. Hunter made his name as the ace of the Oakland Athletics pitching staff in their World Championship years in the mid-1970s and made his fortune as one of the first rated free agents. Williams set a National League record by playing in 1,117 consecutive games and accumulating 426 home runs and a batting title.
  • 2011: The Oakland A’s sign reliever Grant Balfour.
  • 2015: The Nationals trade reliever Tyler Clippard to Oakland for SS Yunel Escobar, who joined the A’s a few days ago in the trade for Ben Zobrist.

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