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A’s Show Off New Offices, Remain ‘100 Percent Committed’ to New Ballpark in Oakland

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.

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College Derails Oakland A’s Ballpark Plans

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.

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The A’s Ballpark Plan

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.

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Getting to New A’s New Ballpark Will Offer New Experience

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.

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Poll Shows Strong Support for Downtown A’s Ballpark

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.

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Oakland A’s Choose Laney Site for New Ballpark

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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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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