A franchise that has only been around since 1969 has a limited amount of players to choose from. Especially a franchise that hasn’t had much success until recently. Nevertheless, we will choose the four players to have their faces immortalized on the Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos Mount Rushmore.
The San Fransisco Giants have a long and prestigious history that dates back to 1883 when they were known as the New York Gothams. This makes them the first professional baseball team in New York. Two years later, they became the New York Giants and began playing in the historic Polo Grounds. It was known for the shape that was unique for baseball games. Left field was 279 ft, right was 258 ft, and center was 483 ft, the reason was that the stadium was also the home for the New York Titans, now known as the Jets, and the New York Football Giants.Continue reading →
The Oakland Athletics have been an active franchise in Major League Baseball since 1901. They were first located in Philadelphia then moved briefly to Kansas City before settling to where they are now in 1968. The Athletics play their home games at extremely spacious Oakland Coliseum. Although not as impactful and historic as the Boston’s and New York’s of the world, this franchise has had some great and charismatic players dawn the green and gold. Let’s open up the history books and reveal the Oakland Athletics Mount Rushmore. Continue reading →