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.
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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.
Oakland A’s and city officials foresee fans mostly taking transit to games and making the experience more of a field trip — with dinner, drinks and entertainment before and after. Fewer people would be climbing into cars and rolling down the freeway to attend a game, then heading straight home afterward. Read more here.
Oakland (CA) voters support a new downtown ballpark next to Laney College by a 2-1 margin, according to a poll to be released Wednesday morning. Read more here.