Oakland Athletics - Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Founded in Philadelphia in 1901 when the A.L. became a Major League. Moved to Kansas City in 1955 and to Oakland in 1968.
Current uniform colors: green, gold and white: 1963–present, Only MLB team that wears white cleats
Previous uniform colors: blue and white: 1901–04, 1909–49, 1951–53, 1961; blue, red and white: 1905–08, 1954–60, 1962; Blue, gold and white: 1950,
Logo design: A blackletter "A's". The team also uses an elephant logo.
Team motto: Green Collar Baseball
Playoff appearances (24): 1905, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1981, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2012
Local television: CSN California
Local radio: KGMZ
Mascot: Stomper
Spring-training facility: Phoenix Municipal Stadium, Phoenix, AZ

The spring-training facility in Phoenix, Arizona, has been the home of the Oakland A's since 1982. Previous spring-training sites since they moved to Oakland in 1968 were Yuma, Arizona, and Las Vegas, Nevada, both in the 1970s.

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