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MLB NEWS & NOTES: A'S HIT NEW LOW IN BEATING BREWERS
Published April 23, 1996
A crowd of 6,021, the smallest crowd at the Oakland Coliseum in nearly 10 years, watch the A's beat the Brewers (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 4/23)...The Rangers host a 1:05pm start against the White Sox, promoting it as "Excuses Day." Last weekend, ballpark attendants handed out letters signed by Rangers Manager Johnny Oates telling bosses that workers needed a day off (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 4/23).. ..Through Sunday, the Phillies have drawn a total of 186,035 fans, a drop of 71,658 from the same amount of games from '95 (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 4/23)....CLARIFICATION: New information provided by the Phillies indicates their average ticket price to be $11.50, down from $12.80 (THE DAILY).