Watching the Oakland Athletics play the past two nights, one feature stood out, aside from the baseball itself: the football yard lines still visible on the field at the Oakland Coliseum. This signifies two important things:
1. The A's are unlike any other franchise;
2. The Raiders apparently have not yet moved to Las Vegas.
The A's are the only team that still shares its stadium with a football team. This, of course, was commonplace for much of baseball history, especially for the three decades beginning in the 1970s when municipalities built multi-purpose stadiums that may have lacked charm but served a useful purpose.