All-time Philadelphia/KansasCity/Oakland Athletics

Apr 13, 2009

I continue the All-time team tour with the storied A’s.
Face of the Franchise:
Connie Mack
Manager: Connie Mack

C – Mickey Cochrane
1B – Jimmie Foxx
2B – Eddie Collins
SS – Bert Campaneris
3B – Jimmy Dykes
OF – Al Simmons
OF – Rickey Henderson
OF – Bob Johnson
DH – Mark McGwire
Bench:  2B/OF Danny Murphy, 3B Frank “Home Run” Baker, OF Reggie Jackson, OF Bing Miller

SP – Lefty Grove
SP – Eddie Plank
SP – Chief Bender
SP – Rube Waddell
SP – Vida Blue
P – Catfish Hunter
P – Dave Stewart
P – Barry Zito
P – Eddie Rommel
P – Jack Coombs
P – Tim Hudson
RP – Rollie Fingers
RP – Dennis Eckersley

That’s the team I came up with. Do you have any changes you’d like to suggest? I’m always open to them.

Past Teams
Red Sox
Blue Jays
White Sox

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5 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Brad
    April 14th, 2009 at 12:29 pm #

    You have Jimmy Dykes on the bench and at 3B. Is this by error or are there two Jimmy Dykes?

  2. LestersLegends
    April 14th, 2009 at 12:31 pm #

    Error. Nice catch.

  3. AlexAxe
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:51 am #

    Super post, Need to mark it on Digg


  4. Frank
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:06 pm #

    Wow … 4 of 5 lefty starters. Rube will have plenty of days to chase fire trucks.

    I move Baker into starting at third … then consider having Bando or Chavez over Dykes for some pop off the bench.

    Great franchise history with the A’s

  5. LestersLegends
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:13 pm #

    Dykes belongs on the team. He has the 4th most hits and 6th most total bases in franchise history.

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