Oakland Athletics Details
The Athletics were a founding member of the American League in 1901. The team originally played in Philadelphia. The A’s won five World Series titles in Philly before a change in ownership caused the team to move to Kansas City in 1956. After a little over a decade, the A’s moved to their current home in Oakland, California. The Oakland A’s won three consecutive World Series titles from 1972-1974 and added another in 1989. The Philadelphia and Oakland A’s have won nine world series titles — good for third-most among all MLB teams.
The A’s were the subject of the popular book Moneyball, which was later adapted into a film starring Brad Pitt. Billy Beane, the A’s general manager from 1998-2016, helped to start a movement that changed how baseball clubs evaluated talent. The A’s could not afford to spend money the way that the Yankees, Red Sox, and other large-market teams could, so they used different metrics when searching for players. Statistics commonly referred to today, like on-base percentage, Wins Above Replacement (WAR), and strikeout/walk ratio were legitimized by Beane and the Athletics. The A’s had the sixth-lowest payroll in the 2002 season but were able to win 103 games.
The A’s home ballpark is the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The team has played at the Coliseum since they moved to Oakland in 1968, as the club’s attempts to build a new park have not been successful. The A’s are the only MLB team to still share a stadium with a football team: they currently share the Coliseum with the NFL’s Oakland Raiders. The A’s will become the Coliseum’s sole tenant after the Raiders move to Las Vegas in 2019 or 2020.
Frequently Asked Questions About Oakland Athletics Tickets
How much are Oakland Athletics tickets?
Athletics ticket prices on the secondary market can vary depending on a number of factors. Typically, Athletics tickets can be found for as low as $18.00, with an average price of $87.00.
How to get cheap Athletics tickets?
If you’re looking for cheap Athletics tickets, tickets can be found for as low as $18.00. Additionally, once you click on your preferred event date, use the “sort by price” button located in the top left hand corner of the event page to sort all available Athletics tickets by cheapest tickets available.
Where do the Oakland Athletics play?
The Athletics home games are played at RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA.
What teams are in the Oakland Athletics division?
Do I need to print my Athletics tickets?
As of 2019, all MLB teams offer mobile ticketing methods but some teams still allow print-at-home tickets. Currently, the Athletics accept print and mobile tickets to gain entry into RingCentral Coliseum.
Does my child need a ticket for Athletics games?
Each MLB team has their own child ticket policy. Some teams have age requirements and others have restrictions on height. The Athletics ticket policy states all children 2 and under are free.
Oakland Athletics schedule
The Athletics schedule is typically released in August, though the MLB will continue to announce games through the middle of January. See above for all Athletics games, home and away.
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