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1964 attempt to move the A's to Louisville
See newspaper coverage at the time from Kansas City and Louisville, and The Encyclopedia of Louisville article on baseball, among other sources.
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The Lafleur trade
Contrary to popular belief, Finley was NOT responsuble for that trade. It occured on May 22, 1970, just after the season ended. Finley did not assume control of the team until June 29 of that year. While he is to blame for the micromanaging style that helped lead to the Seals' last place finish, a trade between the Canadiens and the LA Kings late that season (1970-71) (that gave the Kings Terry Harper assured the Kings, then struggling in last place, would be just good enough to beat out the Seals) is at least as much to blame. Staszu13 (talk) 02:43, 5 June 2009 (UTC)
I seem to remember Finley telling the press (I think 1975 or 76)that he had the three-globe pawnbroker symbol outside his office. "We buy, sell, and trade" as he began dismantling the A's organization leading to its ultimate sale. Humourous witticism worthy of inclusion in the narrative - especially paragraphs about divestiture - if true. Can anyone confirm? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 07:45, 19 October 2013 (UTC)
In the "Marketing" section, a mechanical pop-up rabbit that supplied baseballs to the umpire is mentioned. It is also mentioned that its name was "Harvey."
Why no dates on when "Harvey" was used?
Also, why does "Harvey" have a link? And why is the link to the Broadway play Wikipedia entry? If the two ARE related, why is there no text about/explaining the relationship? 2600:8800:50B:6700:C23F:D5FF:FEC5:89B6 (talk) 07:31, 8 August 2016 (UTC)
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