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Throughout their history, the Oakland Athletics have been one of the most audacious and individual franchises in all of baseball. As the longtime radio voice of the A's, Ken Korach has called countless improbable, unforgettable moments. As the San Francisco Chronicle's veteran beat reporter, Susan Slusser has become the preeminent scribe of the A's modern era. Both have witnessed more than their share of team history up close and personal. In If These Walls Could Talk: Oakland A's, Korach and Slusser provide insight into the A's inner sanctum as only they can. Readers will gain the perspective of players, coaches, and front office executives in times of greatness as well as defeat, making for a keepsake no fan will want to miss.
About the Author
Ken Korach has served as a radio broadcaster for the Oakland A's since 1996. He has also been a broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox, San Jose State University, UNLV, and Sonoma State University. He is the author of Holy Toledo: Lessons from Bill King, Renaissance Man of the Mic. Susan Slusser has been the San Francisco Chronicle’s Oakland A’s beat writer for more than 20 years. She is an MLB Network correspondent and is a former president of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. She is the author of 100 Things A's Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die. Dennis Eckersley pitched for the Oakland A's from 1987-1995, winning a World Series championship in 1989 and earning both the AL Cy Young and MVP awards in 1992. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004.