As part of A’s FanFest on Sunday, January 27, the A’s will host a BlogFest for A’s Bloggers. Select bloggers will have the opportunity to interview A’s manager Bob Melvin as well as A’s players. To be considered to cover A’s BlogFest, complete and submit the form below by Friday, January 18 at 5 p.m. PDT.
There were ten players in MLB last year who were 40 or older before the season started. Nine of them were near replacement level (0.4 WAR or lower), the tenth was worth 1.9 bWAR (or 1.1 fWAR). Who was this MVQ (Most Valuable Quadragenarian)?
I think some of you Oakland enthusiasts might find this interesting. Daniel McPartlan, a local photographer who donates tons of his time taking photos of the adoptable animals at Berkeley Animal Care Services, has a new blog. He is digging up old newspaper photos of Oakland, finding that exact spot, and then taking the same picture today. It’s pretty fascinating looking at them.