Which California MLB All-Time Team Would Win the Most Games?
Over the past few months, we’ve published all-time team articles for the five MLB franchises in California: the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres, and Oakland A’s. In those articles, we selected the best players in the history of those baseball teams while they’ve been in California. Three of […]
Keeping A’s in California Makes Sense for MLB’s Longterm Sports Betting Profits
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred wants a realigned 32-team “industry.” First, he said, at the Sports Business Journal World Congress of Sports, MLB needs to “get Oakland and Tampa resolved.” There’s plenty to resolve in both the Tampa and East Bays, with sub-standard ballparks and requisite attendance figures central to both unresolved situations. Oakland, […]
Here’s Our Oakland A’s All-Time Team. Do You Agree?
When Oakland A’s owner Charlie Finley sold his team in 1980, he said, “No one loved owning a baseball team as much as me or was hated by so many in the game.” Finley was bombastic, cheap, and a born showman. He once suggested MLB use orange baseballs, and he advocated for free substitution like […]
Ranking the 10 Greatest California Sports Teams of All Time — College and Pro
In a society where there is just too much consensus, this list is crafted to make you argue, California. Express your differences, for once. California is home to scores of professional and college teams that have risen to their respective pinnacles since USC beat Loyola Marymount, 40-0, in the first college football game in the […]