Welcome to the Net

That’s what they call Oakland’s mausoleum, home to Al Davis’ ego (and the Athletics). Wednesday’s Turner Field experience reminded me of what it must be like to be an A’s fan: Sparse attendance (15,542 announced was generous) and chilly temperatures. By doubleheader’s end no more than 1,000 fans remained. Too bad, because it was a game I’ll remember for a long time, thanks to the Alameda-like atmosphere and, of course:

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1 Comment on Welcome to the Net

  1. rankin' rob // May 5, 2011 at 2:10 pm //

    Am I reading the card fine print wrong, or is Ted Simmons listed as a DH on a National League club?

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