There was a time in the history of baseball when the home run was sacred and sometimes elusive. I was born in the 1980s and grew up in the 1990s. As far back as I can remember, a player who hit over 40 home runs was considered a very great hitter with potential to enter [...] [...more]
The Oakland A’s suffered one of their most embarrassing defeats during the the 1990 World Series. The series was actually suppose to be the other way around. Oakland’s roster included Jose Canseco, Mark McGrwire and Dave Stewart. The Reds offense was led by Eric Davis, but their pitching staff was incredible. Rob Dibble, Jack Armstrong, [...] [...more]
Anyone who has been keeping an eye on the MLB hot stove has heard the news by now – The Oakland A’s have taken a startling leap of faith and signed former Milwaukee Brewers ace Ben Sheets for an estimated $10 million.
Why should you care? Because, my WannaBe Brethren, this could be the start [...] [...more]
When you talk about clutch hitters and World Series heroes, even the most tight lipped sports fan can’t help but shout out the name “Reggie Jackson”. Reggie’s first brush of clutch hitting happened when he played for the Oakland A’s in the 1970s. Reggie dazzled fans and his opponents by hitting .310 in the 1973 [...] [...more]