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Jigsaw Puzzle - Oakland Athletics 500 Pc By Dowdle Folk Art

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Manufacturer Description

Seldom has a franchise done so much with so little. The Oakland A's are the working man's team. From the Spartan setting of Alameda County Coliseum- not nestled in a park like setting but in a dingy grey industrial area- to MLB's tightest Salaries there is nothing luxurious here. What you will find though is a franchise ranked 3rd (behind only the Yankees and Cardinals) with 9 World Series Titles. Founded in 1901 in Philadelphia the team won 3 of 4 World Series from 1910 - 1913 and back to back Series in 1929- 1930. They spent the years of 1955-1967 without much acclaim in St. Louis before being moved to Oakland in 1968. After being call a "White Elephant" by NY Giants manager John McGraw the team adopted the image as their mascot (even though once owner, Charles O'Finley tried changing it to a donkey during the St Louis period.) Today "Stomper" the elephant patrols the field to cheer the A's on to victory. Perennial pennant contenders the A's have the AL record for consecutive wins at 20 in 2002. There are talks about a new stadium but for now enjoy a game in the shadow of Mount Graham. The baseball stadium series of puzzles illustrates his remarkable attention to detail and his passion for creating fun and entertaining pieces. Dowdle paintings are a unique way to see the simple, beautiful things in life. These witty and clever paintings of famous locations and cities will delight you as you begin to see them take shape. One of the special aspects of the paintings is the feeling of culture that jumps out at you. The pictures take the deepest cultural feelings, buildings, stories, people, events and scenery from all of your favorite cities. Enjoy a night with your family or friends and build a deeper appreciation for the people and places around you as you build these puzzles piece by piece.

Product Features

BASEBALL STADIUM SERIES featuring scenes from iconic baseball stadiums throughout America. ENJOY THE PROCESS OF BUILDING THIS 500 PIECE PUZZLE measuring out to be 16 X 20 inches. COLLECTABLE PUZZLES FEATURING LOCATIONS from around the world. These collector painting help you feel part of the culture. From Islands to Mountains, from Sports to Holidays, collect them all today. MADE IN AMERICA (USA). Made of a Blue Chip Board that is imported from Holland. High quality puzzle cardboard. INCLUDES SPECIAL HIDDEN CULTURAL and city based references and jokes. Use your brain. Enhance your dexterity. Can you spot the people, jokes and messages hidden in the paintings?

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