Yet Another Industry Is Choosing a Free State Over Greasy Gavin’s California

Given that California continues to be a popular topic in sports, the long-running conflict between the Oakland Athletics and the city may be coming to an end sooner than many supporters had anticipated.

Others are thinking about leaving the state at the same time as many celebrities and corporations are.

Ownership of the Athletics has been ambiguous for some time as to whether they desire to remain in Oakland or relocate to one of the numerous major cities that do not currently host a baseball franchise.

The Athletics’ contractual obligation to play games in RingCentral Coliseum will end in 2024.

However, discussions over hiring a new stadium have come to a standstill between ownership and the city of Oakland.

The MLB is no longer confident that the Athletics will remain in Oakland, according to Rob Manfred in an interview on Sirius XM.

If the Athletics decide to try to stay in Oakland, they will have another chance to bargain with the city the following year.

A’s president Dave Kaval stated in June that it would “all but doom our efforts” to remain in Oakland if negotiations are not finalized in 2022.

Interviewer Chris Russo stated that baseball cannot be played in the RingCentral Coliseum, where the team now plays. Eventually, this has to come to an end. Read more