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A’s players cheer young fans at East Bay holiday events

on December 4, 2010

With no baseball games for Oakland A’s fans to go see until the season starts in April, A’s players are spending some time this offseason going to see their fans.

The A’s began their four-day Holiday Caravan Thursday at the Oakland Zoo, where three A’s pitchers—Brett Anderson, Trevor Cahill and Oakland native Tyson Ross—signed autographs for students from Thurgood Marshall Elementary School. Joined by the A’s mascot, Stomper, the players have been whipping around the East Bay to different charity events, making stops in El Cerrito, Walnut Creek, and a Target in San Leandro, where the A’s crew took 10 children on a shopping spree, each having $250 in gift certificates to spend in the store.

The caravan continued Saturday with stops in Oakland, San Francisco and Pleasant Hill. It concludes Sunday with two appearances in San Jose.

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