|Hall of Famer||Primary team||Position||Induction year|
|Kansas City Monarchs||Out Fielder||2006|
|Cleveland Spiders||Left Fielder||1946|
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This Day in Baseball History
On August 23, 1980, Charlie Finley sells the Oakland A’s to the Levi Strauss company for nearly $13 million. During Finley’s reign in Oakland, the A’s won three consecutive World Championships. Finley also influenced the adoption of the designated hitter, World Series night games, and multi-colored uniforms.