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Oakland
      
Athletics
Athletics
   play at   
McAfee Coliseum
Stadium was previously known as Oakland-Alameda Coliseum
1910
   World Series Champions were the   
Philadelphia Athletics
4 games to 1 v. Chicago Cubs
1911
   World Series Champions were the   
Philadelphia Athletics
4 games to 2 v. New York Giants
1913
   World Series Champions were the   
Philadelphia Athletics
4 games to 1 v. New York Giants
1929
   World Series Champions were the   
Philadelphia Athletics
Won in 5 games v. Chicago Cubs
1930
   World Series Champions were the   
Philadelphia Athletics
Won in 6 games v. St. Louis Cardinals
1972
   World Series Champions were the   
Oakland Athletics
7 games v. Cincinnati Reds. MVP: Gene Tenace
1973
   World Series Champions were the   
Oakland Athletics
7 games v. New York Mets. MVP: Reggie Jackson
1974
   World Series Champions were the   
Oakland Athletics
5 games v. Los Angeles Dodgers. MVP: Rollie Fingers
1989
   World Series Champions were the   
Oakland Athletics
Swept the San Francisco Giants in 4 games. MVP: Dave Stewart
Lefty Grove
   is famous for   
Philadelphia Athletics and Red Sox, 1925-41; 300 Wins
Nine ERA titles, career 3.06
Connie Mack
   was manager of   
Philadelphia Athletics
1901-1950; all-time most wins
Tony La Russa
   was manager of   
Oakland Athletics
1986-1995
Dick Williams
   was manager of   
Oakland Athletics
1971-1973
Jimmie Dykes
   was manager of   
Philadelphia Athletics
1951-1953
Lou Boudreau
   was manager of   
Kansas City Athletics
1955-1957
Jack McKeon
   was manager of   
Oakland Athletics
1977-1978
Paavo Nurmi
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Finland -- 1920-1928 -- 9/3//0=12
Carl Lewis
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1984-1996 -- 9/1/0=10
Evelyn Ashford
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1984-1992 -- 4/1/0=5
Hannes Kolehmainen
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Finland -- 1912-1920 -- 4/1/0=5
Emil Zatopek
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Czechoslovakia -- 1948-1952 -- 4/1/0=5
Fanny Blankers-Koen
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Netherlands -- 1948 -- 4/0/0=4
Betty Cuthbert
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Australia -- 1956-1964 -- 4/0/0=4
Michael Johnson
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1992-2000 -- 4/0/0=4
Robert Korzeniowski
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Poland -- 1996-2004 -- 4/0/0=4
Alvin Kraenzlein
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1900 -- 4/0/0=4
Al Oerter
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1956-1968 -- 4/0/0=4
Jesse Owens
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1936 -- 4/0/0=4
Lasse Viren
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Finland -- 1972-1976 -- 4/0/0=4
Irena Szewinska
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Poland -- 1964-1976 -- 3/2/2=7
Renate Stecher
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
East Germany -- 1972-1976 -- 3/2/1=6
Florence Griffith-Joyner
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1984-1988 -- 3/2/0=5
Shirley Strickland
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Australia -- 1948-1956 -- 3/1/3=7
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1984-1996 -- 3/1/2=6
Veronica Campbell-Brown
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Jamaica -- 2000-2008 -- 3/1/1=5
Gwen Torrence
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1992-1996 -- 3/1/1=5
Kenenisa Bekele
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Ethiopia -- 2004-2008 -- 3/1/0=4
Valerie Brisco-Hooks
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1984-1988 -- 3/1/0=4
John Jesus Flanagan
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1900-1908 -- 3/1/0=4
Steve Lewis
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1988-1992 -- 3/1/0=4
Jim Lightbody
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1904 -- 3/1/0=4
Jan Zelezny
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Czech Republic -- All in Javelin Throw -- 1988-2000 -- 3/1/0=4
Wilma Rudolph
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1956-1960 -- 3/0/1=4
Martin Sheridan
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1904-1908 -- 3/0/1=4
Usain Bolt
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
Jamaica -- Three gold with three new World Records in Beijing 2008 -- 100m.(9.69), 200m.(19.30) and 4x100m. (37.10) -- 3/0/0=3
Glenn Ashby Davis
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1956-1960 -- 3/0/0=3
Gail Devers
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
United States -- 1992-1996 -- 3/0/0=3
Marie-Jose Perec
   won gold medals in   
Athletics
France -- 1992-1996 -- 3/0/0=3






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