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A’s Launch Ballpark Website and Survey

The Oakland A’s have introduced the latest phase in their ballpark quest, the launch of a website dedicated to the ballpark hunt itself and an exhaustive online survey where fans can share what features they would like in a new venue.  Read more here.

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A Tour of the Three Possible A’s Ballpark Sites

Many people have offered opinions about where the Oakland A’s ought to build a new ballpark, but relatively few of those people have physically visited or closely examined all three of the sites being considered by the team: Howard Terminal, Laney College and the current Coliseum property.  Mercury News sports columnist Mike Purdy gives us a tour.  Read more and watch video report here.

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A’s Narrowing Search for Ballpark Site

The A’s search for a new home in Oakland has narrowed to three locations, but the team appears to have strong interest in a 13-acre site near downtown that is now the headquarters of the Peralta Community College District.  Read more and view aerial photo here.

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A’s Targeting Two Potential Ballpark Sites

The Oakland A’s are reportedly focusing on two sites in the city for a new ballpark: Laney College near Lake Merritt and Howard Terminal on the waterfront next to Jack London Square.  Of the two, sources say the Laney College property is the team’s preferred spot.  Read more here.

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The A’s ‘Will’ Announce Ballpark Site this Year

It appears the Oakland Athletics have plans for a new stadium.  A’s president Dave Kaval said in March that a ballpark site announcement was on schedule for 2017.  But on Friday, the A’s more confidently tweeted “a ballpark site in Oakland will be announced later this year.”  Read more and see tweet here.

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A’s President Talks New Ballpark with Players, Millions to be Spent on Site Selection

Oakland A's LogoDave Kaval had a new audience Sunday when he talked about his vision for a new Oakland A’s ballpark – A’s players themselves.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, owner John Fisher is reportedly investing millions of dollars in finding the best place to build a new ballpark in Oakland, underscoring the A’s commitment to the Bay Area city.  Read more here.

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A’s Will Announce New Stadium Site this Year

Oakland A's LogoSpeaking at the club’s FanFest on Saturday afternoon, team president Dave Kaval, who is spearheading the Oakland Athletics search for a new ballpark, said the team will announce a site by the end of the year.  Viable site options are reportedly down to four.  Read more here and here.

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