Not a bad day for a ballgame in Oakland, 2016 – Sully Baseball Daily Photo at Noon for April 6, 2018


The Oakland Coliseum, or whatever it is called now, gets a lot of crap for being one of the worst parks in baseball.

And yeah, it is an eyesore with the ugly Mount Davis in center field, tarped off seats and the A’s desperately need a new park.

But let me tell you, on a beautiful spring or summer day, even with only a sporadic number of fans in the stands, even a game at the Coliseum can be a glorious thing.

Welcome to… where? Oakland, 2016 – Sully Baseball Daily Photo at Noon for March 21, 2018


The name of the Oakland Coliseum keeps changing. I know for a while it was called the Network Associates Coliseum, McAfee Coliseum, Coliseum and the oddly named Coliseum.

When dropped their naming rights, I went to a game in Oakland. Outside the entrance was the sign pictured. Usually it says Welcome to [INSERT NAME HERE] Coliseum.

But there was no new name yet.

So we were warmly welcomed to… nothing… no name…

It was like a mystery. We are being welcomed, but to where?

Eventually they went back to the default Oakland Coliseum to avoid MORE confusion.