Archive for August, 2000

QQQ: Polychromatic Stockings

(Published some time after the scheduled date.) It occurred to me a while back to wonder why the Oakland A's are called that. I know the name is short for Athletics. And I know that other sports teams abbreviate their names: the Met(ropolitan)s, the Knick(erbocker)s. But how'd the A's end up with such a short […]