O.co Coliseum, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland CA 94621 Google Maps
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum has been the home of the A's since 1968. It has had different corporation naming rights used since 1998, Network Associates, McAfee, Overstock.com and was changed to O.co in June 2011. The stadium is also home of the National Football League Raiders.
Oakland and the City of San Jose both have plans in progress to find a location for a new ball park for the A's.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has a station adjacent to the Coliseum. Interstate 880 also is within a few blocks and there is amble parking.
Oakland A's Tickets
Great tickets (sometimes less than stadium prices) for home and away games are available from a registered ticket broker.
Oakland A's History
The A's moved to Oakland from Kansas City in 1968. They have won four World Series since moving to Oakland. The last world championship was in 1989 when they defeated the crossbay San Francisco Giants. The A's have won four Western Division titles since 2000, but lost in the playoffs. The Oakland A's won three straight World Series in 1972, 1973 and 1974.
The Oakland A's won the American League Western Division Championship by defeating the Texas Rangers durin the last week of the season. They were defeated by the Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers in the Division Playoffs.
Jim "Catfish" Hunter was a star picher for the three straight world championship teams. Catfish had 5 wins and 3 losses in 12 career World Series appearances. Hunter won the 1974 Cy Young award and had a 224-166 record before having his career cut short by injury at the age of 33. Hunter is in the baseball Hall of Fame.