The Best of the Philadelphia A’s

The Phillies are taking on the Oakland A’s this weekend. Of course, the A’s franchise had some of its proudest moments in Philadelphia, where they played for over 50 years. Here are a few stories we’ve written about the A’s on the site.

Chase Utley is the 2nd best 2nd baseman in Philadelphia history. #1 played for the A’s.  

The Phillies and A’s fight over Nap Lajoie.

Lou Gehrig goes yard 4 times against the A’s, and comes within a few feet of hitting his 5th.

Author Bruce Kuklick talks about the city’s love/hate relationship with Connie Mack.

Interview with author Tom Swift, who wrote a book about A’s pitching great and baseball pioneer Chief Bender.

Searching for Simon Nicholls, the saddest story you’ll read all day.



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