We don't have an inferiority complex over in Oakland but we do like to take time out every now and then to describe our great and gritty town, the 510 express; its gritty baseball team, the Athletics, who will fight the fight against the vaunted Detroit Tigers in Game 5 of the ALDS Thursday Night at the Coliseum.
Yeah, that Coliseum. It doesn't have majestic views or splash hits; it lacks the lavish waterfront palace on the other side of the bay, but it's
HOME--our home. The home to 4 World Series Titles; a 3-time Super Bowl winner and Mick Jagger's 35th birthday back on July 26, 1978.
The historic edifice just off the Nimitz Freeway --what the late NBC Sports broadcaster, Curt Gowdy called the "House of Thrills" and the place that was home away from home for one of the greatest broadcasters in the sports biz: Bill King. Go A's! And...
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