Batted .260 with 363 home runs and 941 RBI in 1329 games with Oakland from 1986-97. Played more games at first base (1251) than any other player in Oakland history. Named the American League's Rookie of the Year in 1987 when he set a major league rookie record with 49 home runs. His 12 seasons with the A's are second most in Oakland history.
Took over as Oakland's everyday second baseman during the 2002 campaign and has made the second most appearances (626) at second base in Oakland history next to Dick Green (721). Set the major league record for fielding percentage by a second baseman in 2006 with a mark of .997.
Began his career with the Kansas City A's in 1964 and spent nine seasons in an Oakland uniform from 1968-76, when he batted .263 with 52 home runs and 391 RBI in 1295 games. Is Oakland's games played leader at shortstop (1272). Ranks second on the Oakland career lists in at bats (5159), hits (1355), triples (39) and stolen bases (398). Was a member of all three of the A's World Championship teams from 1972-74...led the AL with 177 hits in 1968.
Batted .288 with 94 home runs and 548 RBI in 1203 games with the A's from 1983-92. His 1096 games played at third base are third most in Oakland history. Led the A's in batting four times, including 1989 when he had the second best single season average in Oakland history and the second best mark in the American League.
Batted .288 with 167 home runs, 648 RBI and 867 stolen bases in 1704 games in an Oakland uniform over four separate stints from 1979-98. Is Oakland's all-time leader in games, at bats (6140), runs (1270), hits (1768), doubles (289), triples (41), walks (1227), total bases (2640) and stolen bases...spent 14 seasons with the A's, which is the most in Oakland history, as are his 1592 games in the outfield. Is Major League Baseball's all-time leader in runs scored (2295) and stolen bases (1406).
Batted .264 with 268 home runs and 770 RBI in 1311 games over two stints with Oakland from 1968-75 and 1987. Was named American League MVP in 1973 after leading the league in runs (99), home runs (32) and RBI (117). Was a member of all three of the A's World Championship teams from 1972-74 and was World Series MVP in 1973. Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1993.
Batted .273 with 116 home runs and 539 RBI in 1088 games in two stays with Oakland (1968-76, 82). Appeared in 846 games in the outfield, which is fifth most in Oakland history. His batting average is tied for ninth best in Oakland history. Was a member of the A's three straight World Championship teams from 1972-74.
Batted .275 with 132 home runs and 595 RBI in 11 seasons with the A's from 1986-96. Is Oakland's all-time leader in games caught (1050). His five career pinch hit home runs tie an Oakland record...played in three All-Star games and was the All-Star Game MVP in 1988...hit a career high 35 home runs in 1996, including an Oakland record 34 as a catcher.
Was 124-86 with a 2.95 ERA in 273 games, including 262 starts, with the A's from 1969-77. Is the Oakland career leader in strikeouts (1315), games started, innings pitched (1946.0), complete games (105) and shutouts (28). Won both the American League Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Awards in 1971 when he was 24-8 with a 1.82 ERA. Set Oakland single season records in ERA, strikeouts (301) and shutouts in 1971.
Was 131-77 with a 3.00 ERA in 266 games, 260 starts, in an Oakland uniform from 1968-74. Is the Oakland career leader in wins. Won the American League Cy Young award in 1974 when he was 25-12 with a 2.49 ERA...was named to the AL All-Star team four times with Oakland (1970, 72-74). Led the A's in wins, strikeouts and innings pitched four times and topped the club in ERA and complete games twice. Was a member of all three of the A's World Championship teams from 1972-74...was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1987.
Was 119-78 with a 3.73 ERA in 257 games, 245 starts, over two stints with the A's (1986-92; '95). Was World Series MVP in 1989 and ALCS MVP in 1990...compiled an 8-3 record and a 2.22 ERA in 14 postseason starts for the A's...tossed a no-hitter on June 29, 1990 at Toronto.
Saved an Oakland record 320 games from 1987-95 while compiling a 41-31 record and a 2.74 ERA in 525 games. His ERA is the lowest in Oakland history among pitchers with 400 or more innings. Led the team in saves in each of his nine seasons as an Athletic and had four 40-save seasons...won both the American League Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Award in 1992 when he set an Oakland record with an AL leading 51 saves...was 7-1 with a 1.91 ERA that year. Elected to the Hall of Fame in 2004.
Batted .239 with 100 home runs and 303 RBI in 449 games with the A's from 1984-86. Holds the Oakland career record for home runs as a designated hitter with 98. His 428 games at DH are also an Oakland record. Led the A's in home runs in all three of his seasons with the club, tallying 35, 30 and 35.
Tony La Russa
Managed the A's from 1986-1995...his teams posted a 798-673 (.542) record during his 10-year tenure, winning four American League West titles, three AL pennants and one World Championship. His win total ranks first in Oakland history while his winning percentage ranks third...was named AL Manager of the Year in 1988 and 1992.