This Feb. 5, 2016 file photo shows the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for an intimate new ballpark, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Team President Dave Kaval says in a letter to the Peralta Community College District that he believes the location presents an opportunity to keep the city's "last professional sports team in Oakland for the long term."
This Feb. 5, 2016 file photo shows the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for an intimate new ballpark, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Team President Dave Kaval says in a letter to the Peralta Community College District that he believes the location presents an opportunity to keep the city's "last professional sports team in Oakland for the long term." Eric Risberg, File AP Photo
This Feb. 5, 2016 file photo shows the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for an intimate new ballpark, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Team President Dave Kaval says in a letter to the Peralta Community College District that he believes the location presents an opportunity to keep the city's "last professional sports team in Oakland for the long term." Eric Risberg, File AP Photo

A's choose site near Oakland's Lake Merritt for new ballpark

September 13, 2017 1:25 PM