Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics is a professional baseball team based in Oakland, California. Founded in 1901, the team is part of Major League Baseball (MLB) and competes in the American League West division. The history of the Athletics has been marked by several periods of success. During the 1970s, the team won 3 consecutive World Series (1972-1974), becoming one of the most dominated teams of the era. Some of the legendary players who have worn the Athletics jersey include Catfish Hunter, Reggie Jackson and Rickey Henderson. In recent years, the Athletics have struggled to match the success of decades past. However, the team still has a solid fan base and continues to compete at a high level in MLB.