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Elephant Rumblings: Chapman leads A’s over Rays in roller coaster ninth inning

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Tampa Bay Rays v Oakland Athletics Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

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  • 1986 — Bo Jackson, college football’s Heisman Trophy winner in 1985 and the first pick (by Tampa Bay) in the NFL draft, stuns observers nationwide by signing with the Kansas City Royals instead.
  • 2000 — The Oakland A’s defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 10 - 3, as Eric Chavez becomes the first Oakland player to hit for the cycle at home since the team moved to Oakland in 1968.

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