On April 2, 1996 — Due to renovations in the Coliseum, the Oakland Athletics play their season opener in Las Vegas, NV, losing to the Toronto Blue Jays, 9 – 6, in front of only 7,296 fans at Cashman Field.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 2
National Pastime April 2
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game