Two investment groups have reportedly expressed serious interest in buying the Oakland Athletics and keeping the team in its current home.
The Planning Commission on Wednesday denied an appeal to block construction because of concerns about the bright lights and noise that would emanate from the 18,000-seat stadium.
Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff said Wednesday that indecision by Major League Baseball over whether his club can move to San Jose has been “excruciating” but that he believes the process is finally nearing an end.
Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff said Friday that he is open to the idea of signing former Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez.
The landmark Sainte Claire Hotel has been sold to real estate developer Lew Wolff, a purchase other developers and local officials see as emblematic of the growing vitality of downtown San Jose.
Let me say it right off the top: it’s not Billy Beane’s fault. It’s not Lew Wolff’s, either. But I don’t blame Oakland A’s fans for wanting to blame somebody for the latest dismantling of the ballclub.
The Battle of the Bay continues, and it has everything to do with the elected officials in charge of the cities vying for the Oakland A’s baseball team.
Rumors are rumbling that Major League Baseball officials could determine the fate of a possible move by the A’s to the South Bay as early as January.
Five acres of prime downtown San Jose real estate needed to build a baseball park for the Oakland Athletics could be sold to the team for less than half what it would be worth as office space, and for just a quarter of what San Jose originally paid for the land.
Athletics general manager Billy Beane expects to hear “very soon” from Commissioner Bud Selig about whether the club will be allowed to move south to San Jose and build a new ballpark.