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First Fireworks Show Goes Off with a Bang!

Check out these amazing photos from our first fireworks show of the year! Fans packed the field to watch the show while listening to some of the all-time great TV themes. We’re already looking forward to the next fireworks show on Friday, June 15th!

(Photos courtesy of T. LoDolce)

Michael Jackson Themed Fireworks Playlist

We were asked on the @ticketservices Twitter feed for the playlist from the Saturday, May 28 Michael Jackson themed fireworks show. Our pleasure to supply.  

Wanna Be Startin’ Something

Billie Jean

The Way You Make Me Feel

Black or White 

Man in the Mirror

PYT (Pretty Young Thing)

Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough

Bad

This photo was taken from the third deck on a tripod. The photographer was dancing during the photo shoot.

Weekend Photos

It was so nice at McAfee Coliseum this weekend that we actually wandered out of the office for a few minutes to check out that “sun” thing everyone’s been talking about. We snapped a few photos of random moments around the field while outside. Take a peek below. Did you snap any ballpark photos this weekend? We’d love to see them.

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A fan shows her support for #10 Daric Barton.

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Young boys watch pre-game BP on the field.

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Bobby Crosby takes a few minutes before the game to sign autographs.

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A’s fans watching the “awesome” fireworks show from the field.

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Stomper and friend “flip” for the A’s. That’s impressive.

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Mr. Pringles throws out the first pitch to Cliff Pennington.

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Kurt Suzuki signs autographs and poses for pictures pre-game.

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Congratulations Aaron Cunningham. Major League debut. Two hits. And collects two RBIs on this 8th inning single.

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Brad Ziegler warms up in the pen.


Thank you to Travis LoDolce for use of these photos.

Four Game Homestand Sets Up Labor Free Day

The A’s return home tonight for a brief four game homestand against Minnesota after a three city road trip that concluded with last night’s thrilling win over Anaheim. Can you recall another single series homestand against one team? Dana Eveland takes the mound in the series opener tonight at 7:05 PM, and there are great giveaways throughout the holiday weekend. Take advantage of the warm weather by coming out to McAfee Coliseum to see your 2008 Oakland Athletics.

 

Upon entry to Friday’s game, receive a Jack Cust Bobblehead, which is available to 15,000 fans. As if that wasn’t incentive enough to arrive early, there will be a special pre-game presentation to Brad Ziegler, who just broke a 101-year-old record by starting a career with 39 1/3 scoreless innings pitched.

 

Upon completion of Saturday night’s game, we invite you to come down to the outfield grass where you can watch our third fireworks show of the season. Bring that special someone because the theme of Saturday night’s show is “Duets”. We have word from a well-placed source that this show is going to be “awesome.”

 

Sunday’s series finale begins at 1:05 PM and 7,500 kids will receive a Back-to-School backpack. Your child may dread going back to school, but at least they can go in style. Kids that stay for the whole game are invited to the Oh Boy! Oberto Beef Jerky’s Post-Game Race Around the Bases. Baseball pants and high socks are strictly optional.

 

The A’s won’t play a game on Labor Day for the first time since we can remember. This provides us with a free day to sleep in, boulder, BBQ by the pool, head to the dog park, and enjoy any other “labor free” activities that we fancy. What do you plan to do with your baseball free/office free day?

 

“Totally 80’s” Fireworks Playlist

We’ve received numerous emails and phone calls regarding the July 11 post-game fireworks “Totally 80’s” playlist. If you heard and had questions or if you missed entirely, here is the track list below…

TOTALLY 80’S

OAKLAND A’S PYROSPECTACULAR

PRESENTED BY CC TIMES/OAKLAND TRIBUNE

Friday, July 11th, 2008 

 

Songs                                                   Artist                                 

Juke Box Hero                                     Foreigner                    

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)       Eurythmics

Walk like an Egyptian                           The Bangles

America                                               Neil Diamond

Heartbreaker                                        Pat Benetar

Beat It                                                  Michael Jackson

Sweet Child O’Mine                            Guns N’ Roses                                                         

 

Special thanks to Jenna Zito, Special Events Assistant, for song selection and use of her playlist. The next fireworks event is Saturday, August 30. The theme: Duets.