Tag Archives: baseball

Rickey Henderson's typical cool took a backseat to a smile as the dedication of Rickey Henderson Field was celebrated. (Brian Krans/Oakland North)

Henderson’s career comes full circle as A’s rename field after him

Ricky Henderson tried not to smile. He strode onto the Oakland Athletics’ field with his unmistakable swagger—a delicate mix of confidence, bravado and humility—embodied by his sleek blazer, grey trousers, sunglasses, and a peek of...
Oakland A's right fielder Josh Reddick with A's fans.

Fans rally as A’s look to playoffs

Mayor Jean Quan and members of the Oakland city council joined local fans at Frank Ogawa Plaza on Oct. 1 for “A’s Oaktober Rally” – a free public celebration honoring the 2013 Oakland Athletics. The...
"Let's go Oakland!" screamed two ladies named Amanda, a gentleman who introduced himself as "Atomwest", and their friend named "Very Athletic."

Fans stream in for Opening Day baseball in Oakland

Oakland North tagged along as people of all ages, and even a dog or two made their way to O. Co Coliseum to watch the home team square off against the Seattle Mariners. We talked...