Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Newsletter Excerpt, February 15, 2023 -- "Major League 4, and the A's"

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"The A’s playing 162 games is merely what has to happen to keep the franchise going until Fisher gets the cash cow of his dreams. It’s a miserable situation. A sport with real leadership would do more than just point to Las Vegas with one hand while pointing a gun at the city of Oakland with the other. Alas, baseball hasn’t had that since Walter O’Malley died."