Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that he plans to retire in January 2015. The 79-year-old Selig’s announcement came just one day after an interview with CBS Sports Radio in which he had some harsh words when it came to the ballpark woes of the Oakland Athletics.
The AL West-leading Oakland Athletics sold out the normal Coliseum seating for the playoffs so fast Tuesday they have decided to open up additional seating in the third deck view level by removing the green tarps over those sections.
The Oakland Athletics will be using a walkthrough metal detection system for fans entering the Coliseum beginning Thursday night against the Minnesota Twins.
Three vehicles were destroyed at the O.co Coliseum Saturday night and several others damaged when a vehicle that parked near a hot grill from a tailgate party caught fire.
The Oakland Raiders have one of the oldest and most unsightly stadiums in the NFL today. However, the Silver and Black might be able to ditch the O.co Coliseum—opened way back in 1966 — if they can garner enough support.
That new carpet smell sure was a pleasant one Tuesday, when the A’s began an eight-game homestand.
When the Oakland A’s play their next home game Tuesday night at O.co Coliseum, you’ll find two guys there who have been on the job before the team began playing for Oakland in 1968.
Officials have a clogged pipe was to blame for a sewage backup at the Oakland A’s stadium over the weekend that created a stink and pools of water in the clubhouses used by the A’s, the visiting Seattle Mariners and the umpires.
In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in federal court, the City of San Jose said Major League Baseball has been dragging its feet in having owners vote on the A’s proposed move to San Jose.
A sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners to use the same locker room after Sunday’s game.