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Oakland A's to name C Gate at Oakland Coliseum after MLB Hall of Famer Catfish Hunter

The Oakland A's will name C Gate at the Oakland Coliseum after former Athletic and MLB Hall of Famer Jim "Catfish" Hunter. The team will dedicate Catfish Hunter Gate at C Gate at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 17 before the A's play host to the New York Yankees. Members of Hunter's family, including his widow, Helen, their three children and their families, will be joined by many of Hunter's former teammates for the dedication ceremony, includingVida Blue, Bert Campaneris, Darold Knowles, John "Blue Moon" Odom, Joe Rudi, Gene Tenace and former A's radio broadcaster Monte Moore.

The team will also host a special fan meet and greet to honor Hunter in the Shibe Park Tavern from 10 - 11 a.m. on June 17. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Blue, Campaneris, Knowles, Moore, Odom, Rudi and Tenace. The '72, '73 and '74 World Series Trophies will also be available for photos. A special ticket is required to attend the reception in addition to a game ticket. All proceeds will benefit the Jim "Catfish" Hunter ALS Foundation and the Oakland A's Community Fund.

The Oakland A's will name C Gate at the Oakland Coliseum after former Athletic and MLB Hall of Famer Jim "Catfish" Hunter. The team will dedicate Catfish Hunter Gate at C Gate at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 17 before the A's play host to the New York Yankees. Members of Hunter's family, including his widow, Helen, their three children and their families, will be joined by many of Hunter's former teammates for the dedication ceremony, includingVida Blue, Bert Campaneris, Darold Knowles, John "Blue Moon" Odom, Joe Rudi, Gene Tenace and former A's radio broadcaster Monte Moore.

The team will also host a special fan meet and greet to honor Hunter in the Shibe Park Tavern from 10 - 11 a.m. on June 17. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Blue, Campaneris, Knowles, Moore, Odom, Rudi and Tenace. The '72, '73 and '74 World Series Trophies will also be available for photos. A special ticket is required to attend the reception in addition to a game ticket. All proceeds will benefit the Jim "Catfish" Hunter ALS Foundation and the Oakland A's Community Fund.

Tickets for June 17 game, as well as the Catfish Hunter pregame reception, are available at athletics.com/catfish.

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