The Howard Terminal is still getting a strong look for a location for the new Oakland A’s ballpark, but Team President Dave Kaval reportedly mentioned twice on Saturday that rising sea levels (and transportation concerns) would have to be taken into consideration as site analysis continues. Read more here.
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During his news conference at Tuesday’s Cactus League Media Day, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred had high praise for his recent visit to Oakland for a tour of the Howard Terminal site near Jack London Square. Read more here.
The Oakland Athletics proudly unveiled their new state-of-the-art headquarters in Jack London Square, showcasing a mini museum of team memorabilia. President Dave Kaval said the team remains “100 percent committed to building a privately financed stadium in Oakland.” Read more view photo gallery here.
The Oakland A’s plans to build a 35,000-seat ballpark in downtown Oakland near Lake Merritt derailed Wednesday when the community college district that owns the land halted talks with the baseball team. Read more here.
Short of fancy renderings and sleek fly-through videos, the Oakland A’s have something much more important when it comes to building a new ballpark: a plan. Baseball America takes a look at the A’s road map to do the project right. Read more here.
The Peralta Community College District, which owns the land where the Oakland A’s want to build their new ballpark, is facing some tough financial times. Reportedly, teachers have privately shared that they fear the school’s need for money could propel the Peralta Board of Trustees into a lease deal with the team. Read more here.
The Oakland A’s pitch for a new ballpark next to Laney College got a big thumbs-down from the school’s faculty and students, with representatives of both groups voting “no” on the idea of a 35,000-seat stadium. But, the Oakland Chamber of Commerce found that city residents back the ballpark proposal by a 2-1 ratio. Read more here.