Lew Wolff

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Oakland City Council Nearly Loses A's Stadium Deal by Reading It

    Officials in Oakland nearly lost the city's iconic baseball team after City Council members inadvertently read the proposed lease agreement, sources on both sides say. "It's yet another example of chaos down at city hall," said San Francisco Chronicle columnist Chip Johnson. "For the city counci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Potential Savior of South Bay Baseball May Be Politically Conflicted

    Tick, tick, tick...As we noted earlier this week, hope springs eternal on Opening Day -- but the Oakland A's tenure in the East Bay may not be nearly as perpetual. For those of you who were unaware that Oakland owner Lew Wolff and the South Bay -- a region that craves Major League sports franchises ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Oakland A's Owner Announces Desire for Team to Play In San Jose -- But Can't Be Bothered to Go There

    Do you know the way to San Jose? It's a good bet that more Americans know that snippet of the old song (written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David for Dionne Warwick, by the way) than actually do know the way to San Jose. It's also a good bet that Lew Wolff knows the way to San Jose -- the Oakland A's ... More >>

  • News

    November 22, 2006

    Sports Flight

    The 49ers and the A's are on the move. Is their flight to the 'burbs a seismic shift in the Bay Area sports scene?

  • News

    September 14, 2005

    Ballpark of a Future Past

    The new A's ballpark in Oakland may inject a dollop of real design innovation into baseball's wrongheaded fixation with nostalgia

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