Keep the A’s in Oakland


As some of you might know, there have been negotiations for the Oakland A’s to move San Jose. While A’s owners, Lew Wolff and John Fisher, are advocates for the move, many Oaklanders are not.

The City of Oakland has proposed a waterfront area in Jack London Square as a for a new baseball stadium. Mayor Ron Dellums and Mayor Elect Jean Quan have made it clear they are fighting to keep the A’s in Oakland.

Waterfront baseball stadiums in the past have proven to be successful in redeveloping areas as seen in San Francisco with AT&T Park and Petco Park in San Diego. Hopefully Major League Baseball makes the connection between Waterfront Baseball Stadiums and success.

Don Perata was an advocate for the Oakland A’s moving to San Jose. Good thing he lost.

East Bay Express has more information on the developing story: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/92510/archives/2010/11/16/breaking-news-oakland-picks-site-for-new-as-ballpark

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