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6,000 New Housing Units Part of A’s Latest Ballpark Offer

The Oakland Athletics badly need a new ballpark.  Their latest offer is to build 6,001 homes in Oakland — one for themselves along the waterfront, the rest for a city desperately in need of housing.  Read more here.

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A’s Tweak Ballpark Design

The Oakland Athletics have released updated renderings of the proposed ballpark at Howard Terminal. The team said it tweaked the design of the original boxy structure to provide better views of the bay and Oakland and after getting feedback from fans and public officials.  Read more here.

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Despite Obstacles, MLB Chief Optimistic About A’s Chosen Ballpark Site

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred remains solidly behind the Oakland A’s efforts to build a stadium, even in the wake of a recent report about hazardous chemicals and the need for costly cleanup at the team’s preferred Howard Terminal site.  Read more hereRead about mounting ballpark opposition here.

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NFL’s Raiders to Share Field with MLB’s Giants

The Oakland Raiders have reportedly chosen to go from sharing O.Co Coliseum stadium next season with Oakland A’s to sharing Oracle Park with San Francisco Giants. The Raiders are scheduled to move to Las Vegas ahead of the 2020 season.

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Oakland A’s Unveil New Ballpark Gondola Service

Prior to Oakland A’s FanFest at Jack London Square on Saturday, the team’s president, Dave Kaval, introduced the newest idea for the future home of the A’s — a gondola service.  Read more here.

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A’s Working to Address New Ballpark Traffic, Shipping-Channel Concerns

The proposed Oakland Athletics baseball park to be located at the Port of Oakland is drawing criticism and opposition from maritime stakeholders, but a spokesman for the Oakland Athletics says that many of the industry’s concerns can be addressed.  Read more here.

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A’s Unveil Waterfront Ballpark Plan, Coliseum Redevelopment

The Oakland A’s have unveiled a “bigger than baseball” mega-ballpark deal that includes a “jewel box” waterfront stadium at Howard Terminal on the city’s waterfront.  Read more here.  View more renderings here.

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