The Oakland Athletics have the worst record in MLB at 3-13.
They had the American League’s worst record last year, too, and ever since their failed attempt to make the 2021 playoffs, they have tanked hard and with no shame whatsoever.
They traded their best players and let their priciest free agents go to other teams.
They have been rebuilding for a couple of years now and are nowhere near competing.
Fans, of course, don’t want to go to a deteriorated Oakland Coliseum to see their team lose seven out of ten games.
They are unhappy.
There is the perception in some circles that A’s ownership is not the biggest problem, and that fans that fail to fill the stadium are.
The A’s rank dead last in average attendance per home game in MLB, with 12,254 fans as of Monday afternoon.
However, a group of A’s fans are planning something to expose the ownership and show the world that if the team puts a competitive product on the field, fans will go to the stadium.
“Oakland A’s fans are planning a ‘reverse boycott’ on June 13th — packing Oakland Coliseum to show that fans ‘are not the problem.’ The A’s have been outdrawn in attendance by every one of their minor league affiliates at least once this season,” Front Office Sports tweeted.
Oakland A’s fans are planning a “reverse boycott” on June 13th — packing Oakland Coliseum to show that fans “are not the problem.”
The A’s have been outdrawn in attendance by every one of their minor league affiliates at least once this season. pic.twitter.com/bYJM2vK5Xb
— Front Office Sports (@FOS) April 17, 2023
The overall fan experience is currently not great for A’s supporters.
There are reports of wildlife living in the visiting broadcast booth, the stadium may be one of the worst in baseball, the team loses and loses, and they have no interest in putting together a competitive roster.
Amid rumors of the team relocating to Las Vegas, the future of the franchise in Oakland should be decided relatively soon.
The A’s Are Dealing With An Embarrassing Problem