I Love the Oakland Athletics

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    My Team

    I love the A's. I don't get to go to many games, but I always watch them at home when they are boadcast. I really discovered my love for baseball after the new players joined the team, my favorite being Nick Swisher, Bobby Crosby, etc. I also loved the veterans of the team like...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    26-30, F
    Jan 6, 2008

    I've been an A's fan

    for almost as long as I can remember. I was 9 years old when they won the '89 World Series against the San Francisco Giants (my 2nd favorite team) and I was obsessed with Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire. I even went to Jose Canseco baseball Camp around 1991 or so! But my fan-hood...
    Mikey5150 Mikey5150
    36-40, M
    May 7, 2014

    Moneyball

    Tuesday (09/27), I saw Moneyball starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill and it was an eye opener. I like that I got to see a glimpse of what it's like when players are traded and how GMs make these decisions. I think the best part for me was when they prominently showcased the winning...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2011

    Also Forgot...

    I forgot to mention that star pitcher Dan Haren so basically carried the pitching staff after Barry Zito was traded has also been traded. I am so ******* disappointed in this team right now. They seriously need to consider firing Billy Beane, that ************ doesn't know what...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2008

    A Sad Day to Be An A's Fan :-(

    Ok, we lost Barry Zito, i wrote that off as not being a huge deal. We lost Milton Bradley...Jay Payton....Frank Thomas. Jason Kendall is gone too, but he was a pain in the *** anyway. The team that made it to the playoffs in 2006 is falling apart. Now my favorite player is gone...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    26-30, F
    Jan 6, 2008

    Been A Fan Since The Mid 1970s

    i would hate to see them go to texas or nevada i think the best home for the team is san jose nor cal's biggest city!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 12, 2011

    Propsect Report Espiode 2

    another attempt at my Atheltice video blog
    Mormonspanker Mormonspanker
    31-35, M
    Jun 30, 2013

    ......

    I have to get tickets to opening day 2008, I just have to see who is left on this team. I also can't wait to hear "Celebration" by Kool and the gang after a win.
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    26-30, F
    Jan 6, 2008
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