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Other groups making plays for A’s, new waterfront ballpark?

We may have new players in the ongoing Oakland Athletics ballpark drama: three potential new ownership groups, including one that includes Golden State Warriors owners, are interested in buying the team and building a waterfront ballpark. We already knew that Clorox chairman and CEO Don Knauss and former Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream boss T. Gary […]

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Wolff warming to new Oakland ballpark?

While flatly rejecting the idea of a waterfront ballpark, Oakland Athletics co-owner Lew Wolff said there is the potential to do a deal at the current Coliseum site — quite a reversal from his previous opposition. Oakland officials are pushing two viable sites for a new A’s ballpark: the Howard Terminal site on the inner-harbor […]

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Waterfront site emerging as potential A’s home

Once written off as an expensive alternative for a ballpark site, the Howard Terminal waterfront site in downtown Oakland is being pushed as a prime location for a new Oakland A’s facility thanks to changing circumstances. What’s different? The site’s owner, the Port of Oakland, has decided the 51-acre terminal isn’t crucial for maritime operations; there’s plenty […]

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