1986 Oakland Athletics season
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|1986 Oakland Athletics|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Walter A. Haas, Jr.|
(Bill King, Lon Simmons, Ray Fosse)
(Bill King, Lon Simmons, Ted Robinson)
(Amaury Pi-Gonzalez, Julio Gonzalez)
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- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Awards and honors
- 5 Farm system
- 6 References
- 7 External links
- November 13, 1985: Barbaro Garbey was traded by the Detroit Tigers to the Oakland Athletics for Dave Collins.
- December 10, 1985: Mike Heath and Tim Conroy were traded by the Athletics to the St. Louis Cardinals for Joaquín Andújar.
- January 17, 1986: Phil Stephenson and Bob Bathe (minors) were traded by the Athletics to the Chicago Cubs for Gary Jones (minors) and John Cox (minors).
- February 1, 1986: Lenn Sakata was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.
- March 21, 1986: Barbaro Garbey was released by the Oakland Athletics.
- March 30, 1986: Charlie O'Brien, Steve Kiefer, Mike Fulmer (minors) and Pete Kendrick (minors) were traded by the Athletics to the Milwaukee Brewers for Moose Haas.
- August 22, 1986: Mark McGwire made his major league debut against the New York Yankees. He had three at-bats and no hits.
- September 12, 1986: In a game against the Cleveland Indians, Terry Steinbach hit a home run in his first Major League at-bat. Steinbach became the 54th player to achieve the feat.
|AL West||Wins||Losses||Win %||GB|
|Kansas City Royals||76||86||.469||16.0|
|Chicago White Sox||72||90||.444||20.0|
- April 4, 1986: Jerry Willard was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.
- May 20, 1986: Keith Atherton was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later and cash. The Minnesota Twins sent Eric Broersma (minors) (May 23, 1986) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.
- May 23, 1986: Dave Stewart was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.
- June 1, 1986: Dave Von Ohlen was purchased by the Athletics from the Miami Marlins.
- July 10, 1986: Mike Bordick was signed by the Athletics as an amateur free agent.
- July 10, 1986: Ozzie Canseco was signed as a free agent by the Oakland Athletics.
- July 18, 1986: Rick Langford was released by the Athletics.
- June 2, 1986: Bret Barberie was drafted by the Athletics in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft (Secondary Phase), but did not sign.
|1986 Oakland Athletics|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|Dave Von Ohlen||24||0||3||1||3.52||4|
Awards and honors
- José Canseco, American League Rookie of the Year
- Dave Kingman, American League Record, Most Home Runs in the Final Season of a Career (35)
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
- Joaquin Andujar page at Baseball Reference
- Phil Stephenson page at Baseball Reference
- Charlie O'Brien page at Baseball Reference
- Mark McGwire page at Baseball Reference
- Jerry Willard page at Baseball Reference
- Dave Stewart page at Baseball Reference
- Dave Von Ohlen page at Baseball Reference
- Mike Bordick page at Baseball Reference
- Ozzie Canseco page at Baseball Reference
- Rick Langford page at Baseball Reference
- Bret Barberie page at Baseball Reference
- Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.266, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
- 1986 Oakland Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
- 1986 Oakland Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com