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Tue, 1960-12-20

On December 20, 1960, Charlie Finley buys the 52 per cent of the Kansas City A’s contained in the estate of the late Arnold Johnson. The controversial Finley will try to escape his lease with Kansas City’s Municipal Stadium almost immediately and will eventually move the team to Oakland in time for the 1968 season.

 

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Arnold Johnson, Charlie Finley, Kansas City Athletics, Oakland Athletics

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