A's legend, Reggie Jackson predicts the team will no longer call Oakland home

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 16: Reggie Jackson throws out the ceremonial first pitch during a ceremony honoring the 50-year reunion of the World Series Champions 1973 Oakland Athletics before the Oakland Athletics game against the New York Mets at Ri

Reggie Jackson, former Oakland A's superstar, who once wanted to buy the team, says the franchise's days are numbered in the East Bay. 

Reggie Jackson, a Hall Of Fame outfielder who helped lead the A's to a World Series 50 years ago, was in Oakland on Sunday to celebrate the championship anniversary. 

However, he had a bleak outlook on the team's future in Oakland, but nonetheless said he is rooting for a "miracle" of a new stadium in Oakland. 

"Hopefully the city and ownership can get together because I know they can't lose money forever," Jackson said. 

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The A's have one of the lowest attendance records in all of Major League Baseball, just 27,000 people were at the home opener last month.

The team's lease to play at the 55-year-old Coliseum ends after the 2024 season.