The Oakland A’s have settled on land near Laney College as their preferred spot for a 35,000-seat, privately financed ballpark to replace the Coliseum, team officials said Tuesday. Read more here.
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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.
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.
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.
Speaking with members of Bay Area media, Oakland A’s president Dave Kaval said the location of a new stadium for the team is on schedule for announcement this year. He also talked about improving the overall fan experience at the A’s existing home, including lower beer prices and better food, a larger assortment of merchandise, and doing a better job of honoring the A’s rich baseball history. Read more here.