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[edit] 1968 Oakland Athletics / Franchise: Oakland Athletics / BR Team Page

Record: 82-80, Finished 6th in American League (1968 AL)

Managed by Bob Kennedy

Ballpark: Oakland Coliseum

[edit] History, Comments, Contributions

The 1968 Oakland Athletics were the first edition of the team to play in Oakland, CA, after previous stints as the Philadelphia Athletics­ and Kansas City Athletics. The A's had never once finished above .500 in their entire stay in Kansas City, but they finished two games above .500 in their first season on the West Coast, a harbinger of success to come.

[edit] Awards and Honors

[edit] Standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 103 59 .636 --
Baltimore Orioles 91 71 .562 12
Cleveland Indians 86 75 .534 16.5
Boston Red Sox 86 76 .531 17
New York Yankees 83 79 .512 20
Oakland Athletics 82 80 .506 21
Minnesota Twins 79 83 .488 24
California Angels 67 95 .414 36
Chicago White Sox 67 95 .414 36
Washington Senators 65 96 .404 37.5
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