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LongTimeFan

  • joined Feb 12, 2008
  • last login Mar 30, 2014
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A's fan since 1971

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Hey AN - Meet this Saturday at the Warehouse!

Marty Lurie has invited us to be a live audience for his Inside Baseball Saturday night show this Saturday, September 9 at the Warehouse near Jack London Square in Oakland. The show is from 1:30 -...

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BP looking for interns...

Here's something for all you collegiate AN folks out there. You never know where this might lead. ( I don't think teachers can apply, Nico, so you are staying, write here.) Baseball Prospectus...

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Mini AN Day at Stockton Ports

An unauthorized and unadvertised miniANday Sunday at Banner Island Ballpark saw the Stockton Ports (our class A affiliate) stage a comeback win 8-6, against the Texas Ranger's Bakersfield Blaze....

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More pics from AN3

McFood, you inspired me! We had a blast..thanks to Blez, BBG, Nico, Billy Beane, Ken Korach, and #22 Milton Bradley...and thanks to the LF Drummers, Saint and Duke who joined us and kept the...

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Guess who's on Drumbeat???

AN's own BaseBallGirl is a featured guest on the SFGate A's Blog..."an EXTREME A's Fan!!" BBG's guest essay reveals more of her sense of humor and terrific writing skills.  And btw - looking great...

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An invitation: Lefty O'Doul Chapter SABR meeting

Hey, AN.. Here's an invitation to join other baseball fans at the local Lefty O'Doul chapter of SABR. These meetings offer an opportunity to learn more about baseball, local baseball history, and...

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Need tickets for Petco!

Skigurl needs 2 good seats for Wednesday and/or Thursday games next week in San Diego.(she is having technical problems with her computer) If you have tickets, contacts in SD, or any ideas for her,...

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Why a "K" for strikeout?

Someone asked my why  the "K" is used to indicate a strikeout, why not "SO".  I've just always kept score that way and never wondered about the history of it. A very knowledgeable baseball friend...

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Game of Shadows - Authors booktalk/signing

My professional association has invited Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams, authors of Game of Shadows, to speak at our meeting next Tuesday, June 6 from 6:30 - 7:30pm, location is near...

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Bill King Pins and Patches

The Bill King pins and patches are now on sale at the Coliseum, back behind 120 where the silent auction is held. The A's Community Fund is offering Bill King "Holy Toledo" patches for a donation...

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More getting used to: Veggieburgers gone!

In addition to losing the third deck, it appears that the Coliseum has also lost the Black Muslim Bakery stand and its delicious veggieburgers! One of my favorite ballpark dinners. I hear there are...

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Want to watch some live baseball?

The Caribbean Series is on mlb.com  Feb 2- Feb 7 http://mlb.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/mlb/events/mlb_winterleagues_2006.jsp The Caribbean Series 2006  Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela ...

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Free FanFest tickets...

I have six tickets to Fan Fest next Saturday that I would love to share with someone here at AN. Otherwise I will just give them away at the Coliseum. If you are planning to go and don't have your...

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KOS on KQED talking about Blogging

Right now on KQED, Marcos (who,with Blez, designed AN and SportsBlog Nation )is being interviewed along with other political bloggers. I know this is not baseball, but interesting discussion about...

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Monte Poole on George Powles

Local sports fans may remember George Powles, the McClymond's coach who mentored Bill Russell, Frank Robinson, Joe Morgan and many other baseball and basketball players. Monte Poole crafts an...

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Hall of Fame Today at 11 am

This year's Hall of Fame will be announced on mlb.com at 11 today. Listen in if you can. I'm sure one of us will post this year's winners here.  The Frick Award will not be announced until February...

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Baseball as America Friday -Jan 6 event

Dear AN - One last reminder about the program this Friday at the Oakland Museum.  "Facing Baseball's Future:  Issues Confronting the Game," the program will feature a discussion of the...

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Bill King T-shirts -Get yours now!

I just got mine today and they are great...turned out much nicer than they look in the pictures..very soft fabric. The green on green looks good, and the green/gold really reminds me of the old...

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Happy Birthday, Blez!

In case you missed this in Hatte's Birthday Diary, today is also the birthday of our beloved, and witty, but modest, blogfather!  That's right - today is Blez's birthday.  Let's all celebrate! Join...

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Anyone catch Byrnes on Channel 5 sports news last night?

Apparently the sportscaster Rick Quan has a longer interview with Byrnsie today. (Not a channel I usually watch)..but Eric says that he figures Zito is gone...something about when a guy makes a lot...

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MLB.com job postings

Some many folks on AN have all the right qualifications, maybee more a question of who has the time.For AN fans not in Oakland, you can check your local teams... Date Job Title Location Nov 26...

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New Frick voting sites and note of caution

I was frustrated all weekend as I could not access the link to Frick voting. This morning I found an alternate path and this new page that posts four voting sites. Please vote daily  for Bill King,...

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BP looking for interns..

Just fyi..maybe you've all seen this already: Baseball Prospectus is currently taking applications for internships. This series of internships will commence in December, and run through the end of...

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Latin Legends at the Oakland Museum

Last night's event at the Oakland Museum, Latin Legends, was cohosted by the Museum and the Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum. It featured a panel of broadcaster Amaury Pi-Gonzalez, writer Glenn...

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"Latin Legends" Friday, at Oakland Museum

This event hosted as part of the Baseball As America exhibit. Sounds interesting.. I am hoping to attend and see some of you there. The exhibit itself is great, lots of local history. Need to get a...

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Pictures from the Tribute to Bill King

I have posted pix from our gathering last Thursday.Look for them on Mrod's diary "Bill King Nite @ Rickey's a success". Sorry I could not remember more names..but your faces are what matter. Really...

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A's Booster Club

Consider becoming a member of the A's Boosters. Ok, many of the A's Boosters Club members have been fans longer than I, but consider joining to support the organization. The Boosters do Spring...

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AN in Seattle - meet after Sunday's game?

Hello from Seattle! Well, it is gray and almost rainy up here..but there are still two games left to watch our A's. If you are at the games this weekend, or in town, why don't we meet up after...

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I'll be there....

for these last home games and roadtrip to Seattle, and I hope that many of you will come out too. As bad as I feel about last night's loss and, unless magic happens, our almostended chance at...

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Baseball as America at Oakland Museum

Here's your chance to enjoy a mini Hall of Fame exhibit with local highlights. The highly regarded Baseball as America exhibit will be at the Oakland Museum from September 17- January 22, 2006....

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