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Elephant Rumblings: A’s prospect Dunshee starts winner-take-all for Team USA

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  • 1976 — The Oakland Athletics make an unusual trade by sending manager Chuck Tanner to the Pittsburgh Pirates for catcher Manny Sanguillen and $100,000. Sanguillen will play only one season in Oakland before returning to Pittsburgh. Tanner will lead the Pirates to the World Championship in 1979.
  • 2018 — Billy Beane, Vice-President for Baseball Operations of the Oakland Athletics, is named the inaugural winner of the newly-minted Major League Baseball Executive of the Year Award. The honor is in recognition of his role in turning the 2017 last-place team into a wild card winner in 2018.

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