Found June 17, 2013 on
Welcome!Anyone who has ever visited the Oakland Coliseum (AKA O.co Coliseum) knows the truth. It is—by far—the worst venue in major league baseball. The first sign of trouble is the barbed wire fencing that greets fans as they emerge from the BART station (see pic). It goes downhill from there. Despite this, Commissioner Bud Selig continues to "study" whether or not the A's need a new stadium—this being the fourth year of that study. Yesterday, raw sewage was flowing into the player's shower rooms—probably a good indication that a new facility is needed. What do you think, Bud? The crux of the matter—and the main reason for Bud's inaction—centers around the territorial rights of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. They don't want those pesky A's in San Jose—robbing them of fans from the South Bay. So, Bud dithers and the raw sewage flows. Lovely. Maybe they should call it the E-Coli-Seum.
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So, Bud Selig, about that whole Oakland A's moving to Santa Clara thing. Any chance we might be able to speed up the process? No rush or anything, but you might want to know that the O.co Coliseum, where the A's currently play, is flooded with raw sewage. That seems kind of relevant, no?
Yes, it is apparently an ugly sight at O.co right now as both the A's and the...
A part two to the sewage leakage story which plagued the Oakland A’s earlier in the week. Now things have taken an even more serious turn, with the A’s wanting completely out of Oakland and their old stadium and off to San Jose.
The San Jose City Counsel voted Tuesday to file an anti-trust suit against Major League Baseball and Bud Selig.
Stating the following, via Deadspin...
HOW DOES HE REALLY FEEL?
Porter Fischer, the man who turned over records from the Biogenesis clinic to the media, called the people running Major League Baseball "the biggest scumbags on Earth."
The O.co Coliseum is currently the fifth-oldest stadium in Major League Baseball, and the only venue left in the United States to host both baseball and the NFL (Rogers Centre in Toronto hosts both the Blue Jays and the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts). Commissioner Bud Selig created a commission to study the problems surrounding the Oakland A’s inability to get a new stadium, and help...