Philadelphia Athletics Team Formation
Move to Kansas City
Charles Finley New Owner
A's to Oakland
New Owner Walter Haas
World Series Winners - 9 World Series Wins
The 1989 World Series was played between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants. The Series ran from October 14 through October 28, with the A's sweeping the Giants in four games. It was the first World Series sweep since 1976. The four game sweep by the Athletics at the time would mark only the third time in World Series history that a team never trailed in any game (1963, 1966, and 2004 World Series being the only other times this occurred), and the first in the playoff era (post-1968).
World Series - 1974
The 1974 World Series matched the two-time defending champion Oakland A's against the Los Angeles Dodgers with the A’s winning the Series in five games.
World Series - 1973
The 1973 World Series matched the defending champion Oakland A's against the New York Mets with the A's winning in seven games to repeat as World Champions.
World Series - 1972
The 1972 World Series matched the American League champion Oakland A's against the National League champion Cincinnati Reds, with the A's winning in seven games.
World Series - 1930
In the 1930 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in six games, 4–2. Philly's pitching ace Lefty Grove, and George Earnshaw, No. 2 man in Mr. Mack's rotation, won two games apiece. Earnshaw also pitched seven scoreless innings as Game 5 starter, but ended up with a no-decision as Grove relieved him in the eighth and took the win on Jimmie Foxx's two-run homer in the top of the ninth for the game's only scoring.
World Series - 1929
In the 1929 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs decisively in five games.
World Series - 1913
In the 1913 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants four games to one.
World Series - 1911
In the 1911 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants four games to two.
World Series - 1910
The 1910 World Series featured the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs, with the Athletics winning in five games to earn their first championship.
Lewis Wolff Buys the A's
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Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum
1968 - present
1909 - 1954
World Series: 9
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