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Coliseum Blues

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Hi Athletics Nation. As a bit of personal therapy, I wrote a song about the coliseum, and our beloved A's. I thought maybe some folks here might appreciate it.

Mudcat Grant’s Underrated Late-Career Run as a Fireman

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A fun & informative look at Jim "Mudcat" Grant’s 1970 & 1971 seasons spent with the A’s

Matt Chapman goes IN

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He never badmouthed or dissed the team but he opens up A LOT and pulls no punches

A Paige out of history: Satchel's return in '65

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An article about the great Satchel Paige making a relief appearance for the 1965 KC A’s

Thoughts?

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I don't know how many more hurdles we have to pass for a new Oakland stadium, but one less is a good thing? I think?

Hall of Fame Candidate Tim Hudson’s Pair of Late Season Undefeated Streaks That Played Key Roles in Securing the 2000 and 2002 AL West Division Titles for the Oakland Athletics

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I enjoyed reading this article, it brought back memories from the 2000 & 2002 runs. Tim Hudson is a lot stronger Hall of Fame candidate than people realize. It’s a bummer the ballot is still so crowded though. I’d vote for Huddy in a heartbeat

Handmade A's theme items - heavy duty totes, bow ties, more

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- Reversible bucket hats - Self tie head fabric bands - Tote bags - Crutch bags More items added frequently

Who Framed Shooty Babitt

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Shooty Babitt's Wikipedia page is full of inaccuracies but the most interesting (clever?) thing in it is a line about him starring in the animated feature Who Framed Shooty Babitt. The reference link literally goes to the IMDb page for Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

State of the A's

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State of the A's address with Billy Beane and David Forst. Hosted by Chris Townsend.

Matt Vasgersian Joins Angels Booth

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Oakland native and lifelong A's fan Matt Vasgersian is taking over play-by-play duties for Angels broadcasts this year on Bally Sports West. A missed opportunity for the Athletics?