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Historical list of General Managers for theOakland Athletics Franchise. The Start and End dates are available for recent GMs . The 2nd grid below will show a list of GMs by season.
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Oakland Athletics Franchise Page

Recent Oakland Athletics GM History by Tenure

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General Manager NameStart DateEnd DatePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
David Forst2015-10-05** Active **SS6-0190RR1976-05-18Santa Monica,CA
Indy1998-1999
Billy Beane1997-10-182015-10-04OF-1B6-4195RR1962-03-29Orlando,FL
1980-  1-  23-NYN
MLB1984-19891980-1989
Sandy Alderson1982-10-221997-10-17EXEC------------1947-11-22Seattle,WA
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Billy Martin1980-08-241982-10-212B-SS5-11165RR1928-05-16Berkeley,CA
MLB1950-19611950-1961
Charlie Finley1968-01-011980-08-23EXEC------------1918-02-22Ensley,AL
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Charlie Finley1967-10-161967-12-31EXEC------------1918-02-22Ensley,AL
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Ed Lopat1965-10-271967-10-15P5-10185LL1918-06-21New York,NY
MLB1944-19551944-1955
Hank Peters1965-04-061965-10-26EXEC------------1924-09-16---
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Pat Friday1961-08-231965-04-05EXEC------------------
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Frank Lane1961-04-271961-08-22EXEC------------1896-02-01Cincinnati,OH
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Parke Carroll1958-10-011961-04-26EXEC------------1904-10-17---
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George Selkirk1957-01-011958-09-30OF6-1182LR1908-01-04Huntsville,ON
MLB1934-19421934-1942
Art Ehlers1950-09-151956-12-31EXEC------------1897-01-22---
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Mickey Cochrane1950-01-011950-09-14C-OF5-10180LR1903-04-06Bridgewater,MA
MLB1925-19371925-1937
14 record(s)
Glossary:
Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system

Oakland Athletics General Managers by Season

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  • Playoff Team
  • YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    2020Oakland AthleticsDavid ForstIndy1998-199900---0---
    2020Oakland AthleticsDavid ForstIndy1998-199900---0---
    2019Oakland AthleticsDavid ForstIndy1998-19999765.5992Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Rays)
    2018Oakland AthleticsDavid ForstIndy1998-19999765.5992Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Yankees)
    2017Oakland AthleticsDavid ForstIndy1998-19997587.4635dnq
    2016Oakland AthleticsDavid ForstIndy1998-19996993.4265dnq
    2015Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19896894.4205dnq
    2014Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19898874.5432Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Royals)
    2013Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19899666.5931Lost in 1st Round (Tigers)
    2012Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19896468.4851Lost in 1st Round (Tigers)
    2011Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19897488.4573dnq
    2010Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19898181.5002dnq
    2009Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19897587.4634dnq
    2008Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19897586.4663dnq
    2007Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19897686.4693dnq
    2006Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19899369.5741Lost ALCS (Tigers)
    2005Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19898874.5432dnq
    2004Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19899171.5622dnq
    2003Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19899666.5931Lost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
    2002Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-198910359.6361Lost in 1st Round (Twins)
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    2001Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-198910260.6302Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    2000Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19899170.5651Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    1999Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19898775.5372dnq
    1998Oakland AthleticsBilly BeaneMLB1984-19891980-19897488.4574dnq
    1997Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---6597.4014dnq
    1996Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---7884.4813dnq
    1995Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---6777.4654dnq
    1994Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---5163.4472dnq
    1993Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---6894.4207dnq
    1992Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---9666.5931Lost ALCS (Blue Jays)
    1991Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---8478.5194dnq
    1990Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---10359.6361Lost World Series (Reds)
    1989Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---9963.6111Won World Series (Giants)
    1988Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---10458.6421Lost World Series (Dodgers)
    1987Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---8181.5003dnq
    1986Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---7686.4694dnq
    1985Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---7785.4755dnq
    1984Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---7785.4754dnq
    1983Oakland AthleticsSandy Alderson---7488.4574dnq
    1982Oakland AthleticsBilly MartinMLB1950-19611950-19616894.4205dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    1981Oakland AthleticsBilly MartinMLB1950-19611950-19616445.5870Lost ALCS (Yankees)
    1980Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---8379.5122dnq
    1979Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---54108.3337dnq
    1978Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---6993.4266dnq
    1977Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---6398.3917dnq
    1976Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---8774.5402dnq
    1975Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---9864.6051Lost ALCS (Red Sox)
    1974Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---9072.5561Won World Series (Dodgers)
    1973Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---9468.5801Won World Series (Mets)
    1972Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---9362.6001Won World Series (Reds)
    1971Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---10160.6271Lost ALCS (Orioles)
    1970Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---8973.5492dnq
    1969Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---8874.5432dnq
    1968Oakland AthleticsCharlie Finley---8280.5066dnq
    1967Kansas City AthleticsEd LopatMLB1944-19551944-19556299.38510dnq
    1966Kansas City AthleticsEd LopatMLB1944-19551944-19557486.4637dnq
    1965Kansas City AthleticsHank Peters---59103.36410dnq
    1965Kansas City AthleticsPat Friday---59103.36410dnq
    1964Kansas City AthleticsPat Friday---57105.35210dnq
    1963Kansas City AthleticsPat Friday---7389.4518dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    1962Kansas City AthleticsPat Friday---7290.4449dnq
    1961Kansas City AthleticsFrank Lane---61100.37910dnq
    1960Kansas City AthleticsParke Carroll---5896.3778dnq
    1959Kansas City AthleticsParke Carroll---6688.4297dnq
    1958Kansas City AthleticsGeorge SelkirkMLB1934-19421934-19427381.4747dnq
    1957Kansas City AthleticsGeorge SelkirkMLB1934-19421934-19425994.3867dnq
    1953Philadelphia AthleticsArt Ehlers---5995.3837dnq
    1952Philadelphia AthleticsArt Ehlers---7975.5134dnq
    1951Philadelphia AthleticsArt Ehlers---7084.4556dnq
    1950Philadelphia AthleticsArt Ehlers---52102.3388dnq
    70 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Playoffs Playoff participation description.