Rob Manfred officially became the Commissioner of Major League Baseball on Saturday. Alan H. “Bud” Selig will now spend his retirement as a part-time history professor and a full-time advocate for his legacy. After being at the forefront of illegal collusion with other owners, he led the 1992 palace coup which removed the real Commissioner, […]
For the second straight day, the Oakland Athletics brass issued a stadium-related statement while their team was playing the Texas Rangers. Yesterday evening A’s PR Director Bob Rose put out a statement saying the organization “fully agrees” with an Athletics Nation story critical of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. Today Lew Wolff said the team “only fully agrees with […]
As Joey McMurry pointed out yesterday, A’s vs. Giants isn’t exceedingly bitter and venomous, at least as far as classic rivalries go. On the other hand, the owners in Oakland and San Francisco possess more than enough vitriol to go around. John Fisher and Lew Wolff want to move to San Jose. The San Francisco […]
You didn’t think the Giants would let the A’s release their statement in the top of the first without taking their hacks in...