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A's Looking To Enhance Fan Experience, Draw Millenials With Club Upgrade At Coliseum

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 20 / 17

The A's are "completely rebuilding what had been the West Side Club" at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum into "something of an old-time East Coast bar called the Shibe Park bar," according to John Hickey of the EAST BAY TIMES. Unlike the West Side Club, it will be "open to all fans and will include b...

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