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The best baseball players born on Oct. 4

October 4, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 4.

The best baseball players born on Oct. 3

October 3, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 3:

The best baseball players born on Oct. 1

October 1, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 1.

The best baseball players born on Sept. 26

September 25, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Sept. 26: 1) Bobby Shantz (1925) The 1952 American League Most Valuable Player after winning 24 games for Philadelphia

Joe Morgan's most memorable moments

Hall of Famer was no ordinary Joe
September 19, 2022

Good teams seemed to follow Joe Morgan around. Need proof? Not until Morgan arrived from the Houston Astros in a five-player trade before the 1972 season did Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine begin firing on all cylinders. Morgan proved integral to the Reds’ World Series triumphs in 1975 and ’76. The

Athletics' all-time retired numbers

@MartinJGallegos
September 11, 2022

Five of the A's luminaries in the Baseball Hall of Fame have enjoyed the honor of having their number retired by the organization. That select roster is impressive: Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Rickey Henderson, Catfish Hunter and Reggie Jackson. Yet, it's also quite exclusive for a club with such a

The top A's Draft pick from every season

@MartinJGallegos
July 27, 2022

Here’s a look at the first pick in every MLB Draft for the A’s going back to 1965, when the Draft was first introduced.

The best baseball players born on Oct. 6

January 21, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 6: 1) Freddy Garcia (1976) A two-time All-Star with the Mariners and later a World Series champion with

The best baseball players born on Oct. 8

January 18, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 8: 1) Enos Cabell (1949) Originally signed by the Baltimore Orioles, Cabell’s career flourished with the Houston Astros.

The best baseball players born on Oct. 13

@oapostrophesd
January 10, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 13:

The best baseball players born on Aug. 14

@oapostrophesd
January 3, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Aug. 14:

10 players you forgot were A's

December 1, 2021

OAKLAND -- It's a rich irony that the man most responsible for the A's tendency to keep players for an abbreviated tenure briefly passed through Oakland himself during his Major League career. He reputedly possessed considerable talent, having been selected in the first round (23rd overall) of the 1980 Draft

How they came to be called the A's

@MartinJGallegos
December 1, 2021

Despite a few relocations over the past century or so, the “Athletics” nickname has stood as one of the oldest in professional sports. The origin of the team name dates to the 1860s, when it was adopted by the Athletic Club of Philadelphia’s amateur baseball team. That squad turned professional

The 5 best seasons from A's on the mound

@MartinJGallegos
December 1, 2021

Since the A’s were formed in 1901, there have been a lot of spectacular campaigns put together over the course of a single season, whether it be from the club’s stint in Philadelphia, Kansas City or Oakland.

Top 5 A's moments in Coliseum history

@MartinJGallegos
December 1, 2021

OAKLAND -- The Coliseum has been home to the A’s since their relocation from Kansas City in 1968. Over the span of those five-plus decades, the A’s have gone through different eras of dominance. From the Swingin’ A’s dynasty of the '70s that captured three straight World Series titles to

A's best players not in Cooperstown

@MartinJGallegos
December 1, 2021

There are 14 players representing the A's in the Hall of Fame when you combine the franchise's stints in Philadelphia, Kansas City and Oakland. With such a rich history that dates back over a century, you can be sure to find players along the way who many feel are Hall

The best A's player to wear each number

@MartinJGallegos
December 1, 2021

When you combine the club's stints in Philadelphia, Kansas City and Oakland, the list of legends who have donned an A's uniform becomes quite impressive. We've compiled a list of the best player to wear each uniform number in A's history. Note: They aren't on this list, but don't forget

10 biggest trades in Athletics history

December 1, 2021

OAKLAND -- The A's wheel and deal like no other. They've long sparked intrigue -- and, of course, a divergent dialogue -- with their creative choreography when it comes to roster building. When other teams zig, as they say, the A's zag. That's been the mantra under Billy Beane's watch,

Here are the A's best seasons by position

@MartinJGallegos
December 1, 2021

The A's have had an abundance of legends and Hall of Famers come through their franchise over their stints in Philadelphia, Kansas City and Oakland. Though some of those players are responsible for some of the best seasons in franchise history, other players without the same kind of longevity have

Best Opening Day moments in A's history

@MartinJGallegos
March 31, 2021

OAKLAND -- Opening Day has brought plenty of memorable moments for the A’s over the years. Many of those have materialized at the Coliseum, most when Matt Olson completed a rare feat with his walk-off grand slam against the Angels last season. Here’s a look at the top five Opening

The A's five best homegrown Draft picks

@MartinJGallegos
February 15, 2021

OAKLAND -- If you need an example of how important homegrown talent is, just look back at the best teams in Athletics history. From the Swingin’ A’s dynasty in the 1970s to the powerhouse clubs that reached the World Series three straight years from ’88-90, one common theme in the

Who should be next to join A's Hall of Fame?

@MartinJGallegos
February 12, 2021

OAKLAND -- Since the introduction of the Oakland A’s Hall of Fame in 2018, there have been 12 key figures of the organization inducted into the prestigious club. Rickey Henderson, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Catfish Hunter, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and Charlie Finley were the members of the inaugural class.

The Top 5 debut seasons in A's history

@MartinJGallegos
February 1, 2021

OAKLAND -- Since the A’s were formed in 1901, there has been a bevy of spectacular individual seasons from the many legends to play during the club’s stints in Philadelphia, Kansas City and Oakland. Those are even more special when they come in a player’s first season with the team,

A's win? 'Celebrate good times, come on!'

@MartinJGallegos
January 28, 2021

OAKLAND -- Whenever the A’s finish off a win at the Coliseum, it’s a celebration. Seriously, “Celebration” by Kool and The Gang blares over the stadium’s speakers. They say real music can stand the test of time, and that has been the case with this gem. It is still going

The story behind A's elephant logo

@MartinJGallegos
January 21, 2021

OAKLAND -- The image of an elephant on the left sleeve of A’s jerseys is often met with confusion by outsiders. Of all the fit and fierce creatures in the animal kingdom, why is the selection to represent the “Athletics” organization a slow-moving mammoth? Turns out the elephant logo --