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Generation A s Fans: A Family s Long Love Affair With One of Baseball s Best Teams Donald Aaron Marquez Sr.

Generation A s Fans: A Family s Long Love Affair With One of Baseball s Best Teams

Donald Aaron Marquez Sr.

Published July 20th 2007
ISBN : 9780979331206
Paperback
200 pages
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The Oakland As and the Martinez family have one thing in common: they stick together through good times and bad.For Donald A. Marquez, the ballpark was as much of a home as the humble Bay Area split-level that housed eight children and theirMoreThe Oakland As and the Martinez family have one thing in common: they stick together through good times and bad.For Donald A. Marquez, the ballpark was as much of a home as the humble Bay Area split-level that housed eight children and their parents. Every family member had an As story, from his beloved grandmother to his youngest cousins. Even Easter Sunday was planned around the Home Nines schedule. The family suffered when Jose Canseco struck out an incredible 175 times in 1986, and rejoiced together at the teams breakthrough win in the 2006 playoffs.Generation As Fans: A Familys Long Love Affair With One of Baseballs Best Teams is the story of one of the sports most undervalued teams, and the family who loves them.