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The A's have had plenty of talent leave Oakland over the years. Regardless of the fact that the team has had a three-peat of World Series wins in the 1970s, and remains competitive in a small-market, it seems that the Athletics get lost in a league that is dominated by big-market teams like the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The departure of talent from the East Bay can be attributed to three things: 1) The city of Oakland. The A's need to separate themselves from the Raiders and Mt. Davis. The Coliseum is not suitable for baseball and should San Jose allow the A's to build a stadium the franchise should jump on the opportunity to rejuvenate fan interest. 2) Management. Owners Jeff Fisher and Lew Wolff need to take advantage of general manager Bil ...

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