Oakland Athletics Logo – The Oakland Athletics more often called “A’s” are a franchise of the MLB (Major League Baseball) based in Oakland. Founded in Philadelphia in 1901, this franchise is transferred to Kansas City in 1955 and then to Oakland in 1968. The Athletics are nine titles World Series. The first five were won in Philadelphia between 1910 and 1930 and the last four acquired Oakland from 1972 to 1989.
Athletics is the name refers to the many clubs and baptized in the second half of the xix th century the first of which the Philadelphia Athletics (1860-1876). The mascot of the great white elephant is tied to John McGraw , manager of the New York Giants, who nicknamed the team the Philadelphia white elephant. That’s when Connie Mack decided to make its mascot.