Coliseum

oakath

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Camera Day at Coliseum 1968 & 1971

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAV7F1lHhE8

enjoy.

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1981 alds game 3 vs royals. It will make you happy and make you smile.

Apologies to all who will be disappointed to see this post is not properly in the fanshot section. But, we all know, no one will see it there. It is truly the black hole (not section 104) of A...

Angel came down from home plate yesterday

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Peter Gammons just said (May 23.2013 8:30am PST) Angel Hernandez told him the video resolution of the replay camera was too grainy to see if the ball was over the fence. First time I've heard this explanation...

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mcgwire .417

I'll stay away from yesterday's Hall of Fame news. I'm in the minority after reading most of the posts. HoF lost me long ago with inclusions of Drysdale, Cepeda, Rizzuto, Mazeroski, Gary Carter,...

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jonny gomes

so, living in santa rosa, watched the petaluma little league intros last night seeing if maybe i knew the parents of one of the players. i didn't. each player, as part of the intro, states his...

a's game caps history

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a's game caps history

has anyone seen a photo history of every cap style the a's have worn in games since 1968? happy to do it if no one has...

jesus, san jose, man freaking up. you are larger than oakland or san francisco. you want a baseball...

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jesus, san jose, man freaking up. you are larger than oakland or san francisco. you want a baseball team? build a park and get on with it. you're going to let mlb/san francisco say you're a territory of a smaller city...

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fanshot about fanshots

oh, nevermind.

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mlb network game show

on mlb network, you might have come across their new game show. airs around 6pm or so pacific time. occasionally, a question strikes a nerve. there was one about naming every all star starting...

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the four topps

flipping channels last night between innings. i caught the end of an mlb network show about topps baseball cards' 60th anniversary. as a topps a's collector, i even turned the sound up on the tv....

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you go out at night, eatin' cards

have lots of a's cards... love this set. 1982 granny goose. stadium giveaway. iirc, we were given incomplete set. i would go to baseball card shows around the bay to get the missing ones. white...

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more more more. how do you like it, how do you like it. yearbook covers 1986 - 2010.

great memories here.   the pictures of the coliseum from the 1986 issue, for example, are gorgeous. i moved to the bay area in the 70's. walking...

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holding back the yearbooks. 1968 - 1985. a's yearbook covers.

  impossible to ever imagine a time when baseball fans looked forward to going to the park for the first time of every new season to not only see the game - but, to buy the new team yearbook.  we...

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little joe morgan outed

a daily read, uniwatchblog.com, had a lead article this morning with steve sale, 15 yrs a's uniform stitcher from 1988 to 2003. recommended reading, of course. here's a nugget for those who like...

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book 'em

once upon a time, in a land familiar to us all, there were these things called books. people like me read them. people like don marquez wrote them. some people even had what were called bookshelves...

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yearbooks books cards posters etc

just purchased a digital camera. have every a's yearbook from 1968 including a few kc and philly ones. any interest in me posting cover pics or more of all? same goes for cards - every topps a's...

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what has happened to the annual a's yearbook?

have 'em all back through kc days. fun item to collect., (also collect all topps a's cards). look forward to buying the new yearbook each year. rite of summer. a's have been unique because many...

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not a good sign

recent scores depressing. 2009's attendance depressing. 10 teams in mlb history have relocated. with a new stadium in the works in miami, they are off life support. as are the come back from the...

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spring training attendance

are we witnessing the beginning of the end of fan over-exuberance march madness in cactus country? just as the spring training mega stadiums come on-line. what is with the paltry attendance in the...

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pronunciation guide for ken korach

ken, i hope you read this. if you don't, someone who knows you will tell you the following. you are an awesome baseball radio god. bill and lon have absolutely nothing on you. doesn't hurt that i'm...

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harmonic conversion group consciousness

the power of positive thinking everybody at once one hour before game time today 1:30pm oakland time pause take a deep breath close your eyes grasp your favorite a's thing repeat three times...

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moments in love

thanks a's. as marco's ball touched down we all knew 3 would score and effectively end the series. not even huston at this stage could blow a six run lead (to become 5). what a great sports moment....

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2 depressing news items to start our season

shocking, really. no better way to put it. #1 - i moved to bay area in 1979. first thing i did was find the one spot in golden gate park where i could pick up a strong enough signal to listen to...

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bruce sutter. am i the only

one who doesn't get why he's in hof? popularized splitter. wow. what is with the lovefest for him over so many other 90 innings a year players? i'm guessing playing for cards and cubs didn't hurt....

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anyone been or know someone who has

gone to arizona in january for an a's fantasy camp? thinking about taking the plunge this coming winter before i get too old to pick up wash' signs at 11am on a weekday morning in the desert sun....

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nick swisher

off day thoughts. saw the picture of n swisher from float day yesterday in one of the picture diaries. awesome pics. i'm guessing i'm one of the oldest who watches this board- 50 yrs young. so, i...

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attendance stuff for a monday in may

considering we are currently showcasing the most unwatchable outfit in the bigs - count us posters as the only sets of eyes at the mac or in front of the tube enjoying this particular brand of the...

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stuff i do for you on off days

ok i admit it. i'm an attendance freak. and i'm especially attuned to relocation division attendance numbers. what do i see today courtesy of mlb.com box scores? kansas city hosting minny before a...

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a quickie - guess the attendance tonight

waiting till the 7th inning is cheating. in a feable attempt to get to 300 words, i will add the video of athletics nation at the game absolutely awesome. very much down with the kotsay cotton. ...

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our career .300 hitting catcher

saw the line in one of the diaries questioning kendall's plate appearances. forgive me blez if this doesn't get to 300 words. it's gotta be said - you know what i'm saying. jason remonds me of...

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