By Susan Slusser,Billy Beane

With traditions, files, and workforce lore, this full of life, specified publication explores the personalities, occasions, and evidence each Athletics fan should still comprehend. This advisor to all issues A's covers the team’s background in Oakland because the franchise moved there in 1968, together with the Charlie O. Finley dynasty years, the “Earthquake sequence” and contention with the San Francisco Giants, and the team’s 4 global sequence titles in Oakland. writer Susan Slusser has amassed each crucial piece of A's wisdom and trivialities, together with Billy Beane and Moneyball, Stomper, the “Bash Brothers,” and Josh Donaldson, in addition to must-do actions, and ranks them from 1 to a hundred, supplying an unique and easy-to-follow record for lovers of all ages.

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