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The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics

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A list of all players who have ever played Relief pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, with photos of the players when available. These Oakland Athletics Relief pitchers are listed by popularity, so the top of this list features only the best Oakland Athletics Relief pitchers of all time. The Oakland Athletics have a rich history with the MLB, and they owe a lot of their success to their talented Relief pitchers. This list answers the question, "Who are the greatest Oakland Athletics Relief pitchers of all time?"

Mike Piazza and Mark McGwire are only the beginning of the items on this list.
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Anthony Chavez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
Anthony Francisco Chavez is a retired professional baseball player who played 13 professional baseball seasons. In 1992, he made the 2nd Team All Big West Conference out of San Jose State ...more
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Anthony Slama is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Anthony Thomas Slama is a professional baseball relief pitcher who is a free agent. He is 6'3", and weighs 207 lbs., and bats and throws right-handed. He previously played in Major League ...more
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Antonio Alfonseca is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Antonio Alfonseca is a retired relief pitcher. He last pitched in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies, and is also known for having an extra digit on each hand and foot. ...more
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Antonio Bastardo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Antonio Francisco Bastardo Rafael is a Dominican professional baseball relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Aquilino López is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher
Aquilino López Roa is a starting pitcher for the SK Wyverns of the Korean Baseball Organization. He bats and throws right-handed.
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Arcenio León is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
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Arizona Diamondbacks minor lea... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Pitcher, Shortstop, First baseman
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Armando Almanza is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Armando N. Almanza is a former left-handed relief pitcher, who last played for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He also played for the Florida Marlins and the Atlanta Braves in his career. He is a ...more
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Armando Benítez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Armando Benítez is a retired relief pitcher. Benítez debuted with the Baltimore Orioles in 1994 and within a few years became their closer. He was a reliever for several other ...more
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Armando Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Pitcher, Catcher, First baseman
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Aroldis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Pitcher
Albertín Aroldis Chapman de la Cruz (born February 28, 1988) is a Cuban-born American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously ...more
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Arquimedes Caminero is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Pitcher, Catcher, Outfielder
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Arthur Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Arthur Lee Rhodes, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball left-handed relief pitcher.
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Aubrey Gatewood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
Aubrey Lee Gatewood is a retired professional baseball player who played four seasons for the Los Angeles/California Angels and Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.
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B. J. Ryan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Robert Victor "B.J." Ryan, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Though he never officially retired, Ryan has not played since 2009.
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Barry Raziano is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
Barry John Raziano is a former professional baseball player who pitched in parts of the 1973 and 1974 seasons for the Kansas City Royals and California Angels, respectively, of Major League ...more
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Ben Copeland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Pitcher, Catcher, Outfielder
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Ben Weber is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
Ben Edward Weber was a Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. Weber was known for his strange pitching windup. He would pump his glove up and down twice in which he then made his ...more
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Bill Brady is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
William Aloysius "King" Brady is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played one game with the Boston Braves on July 9, 1912, giving up two hits and throwing for one scoreless ...more
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Bill Bray is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
William Paul "Bill" Bray, is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary. He attended Ocean Lakes High School in
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Bill Burwell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Manager, Relief pitcher
William Edwin Burwell was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Browns and Pittsburgh Pirates. Born in Jarbalo, Kansas, Burwell won 239 minor league ...more
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Bill Campbell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
William Richard Campbell is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1973 to 1987. He played for the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers all of the American League ...more
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Bill Cooney is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher, Shortstop, Third baseman
William Ambrose "Cush" Cooney is a former Major League Baseball player. He played two seasons with the Boston Doves from 1909 to 1910. Cooney made his Major League Baseball debut on ...more
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Bill Gilbreth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
William Freeman Gilbreth is a retired professional baseball player who played three seasons for the Detroit Tigers and California Angels of Major League Baseball.
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Bill Kelso is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Oakland Athletics
Relief pitcher
William Eugene Kelso was an American professional baseball player who played four seasons for the Los Angeles/California Angels and Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. A multi-sport ...more