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By Susan Slusser,Billy Beane

With traditions, documents, and group lore, this vigorous, precise e-book explores the personalities, occasions, and proof each Athletics fan may still understand. This consultant to all issues A's covers the team’s historical past 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 accrued each crucial piece of A's wisdom and minutiae, 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, delivering an interesting and easy-to-follow record for enthusiasts of all ages.

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