Here are some interesting facts about the Oakland Athletics:
The franchise was founded in 1901 in Philadelphia and were originally known as the Philadelphia Athletics. The team moved to Kansas City in 1955 and became known as the Kansas City Athletics. They then moved to Oakland in 1968 and have been known as the Oakland Athletics ever since. Some of the key players to have played for the Athletics included Chief Bender, Frank “Home Run” Baker, Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Dennis Eckersley and Rickey Henderson.
The Oakland Athletics logo has had fifteen logo variations, including the original design back in 1901 when the team was originally known as the Philadelphia Athletics. See the different Oakland Athletics logo designs that they have had over the years.
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