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Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum,Oakland,CA,US Ball Park First Game Date – 4/17/1968 (1) Starting Pitchers – A’s vs. Orioles: 4/17/1968 Final Score 4-1 (BAL) Attendance – 50,164 Starting Pitchers Lew...

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Sean Manaea tosses the 12th no-hitter in A’s franchise history

Sean Manaea tosses the 12th no-hitter in A’s franchise history and the first since southpaw Dallas Braden’s perfect game in 2010, when he keeps the opponents hitless in the team’s 3-0 victory over the 17-2 Red Sox at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The 26 year old southpaw’s performance ends Boston’s run of 3,987 games without being no-hit, a streak dating back Mariners’ Chris Bosio’s no-no against the club at the Kingdome on April 22, 1993.

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Brian Holman of the Seattle Mariners loses his bid for the major league’s 13th perfect game with two outs in the 9th inning

1990 – Brian Holman of the Seattle Mariners loses his bid for the major league’s 13th perfect game with two outs in the 9th inning on Ken Phelps’ pinch-hit home run in the Mariners’ 6 – 1 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Phelp’s homer run will be the final homerun in his career. Holman will strikeout Rickey Henderson for the final out.

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Indians erupt for 10 runs in the top of the 9th inning and go on to defeat Oakland, 13 – 6

1983 – Trailing 5 – 3, the Indians erupt for 10 runs in the top of the 9th inning and go on to defeat Oakland, 13 – 6. The A’s set a major-league record by using six pitchers in the inning. Pinch hitter Chris Bando has two hits in the frame and Gorman Thomas connects for a double and homer in the inning for the second time in three years. He is the only man to do it twice.

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Willie Mays gets his last hit, an RBI-single that plates the decisive run in the 12th inning of the Mets’ 10-7 victory over the A’s

The contest in which Willie Mays gets his last hit, an RBI-single that plates the decisive run in the 12th inning of the Mets’ 10-7 victory over the A’s in the second game of the World Series, will be best remembered for the aging superstar’s misadventures in the outfield when he loses two fly balls in the sun at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The game takes four-hours and 13 minutes to complete, making it the longest Fall Classic contest ever played.

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After six tries, the defending world champion A’s finally win their first series of the season on a walk off single

After six tries, the defending world champion A’s finally win their first series of the season when they beat Cleveland, 3-2. Although Darold Knowles blows the save, costing Catfish Hunter his first win of the year, Oakland, who had split the first two games with the Tribe, tallies in the bottom of the ninth for a walk-off victory.

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In their home opener at the Oakland Coliseum, a 2-1 victory over Milwaukee, the A’s use gold-colored bases. This colorful innovation introduced by team owner Charlie O. Finley will quickly be banned by the MLB’s Rules Committee.

In their home opener at the Oakland Coliseum, a 2-1 victory over Milwaukee, the A’s use gold-colored bases. This colorful innovation introduced by team owner Charlie O. Finley will quickly be banned by the MLB’s Rules Committee.

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