The Kansas City Athletics are a former professional baseball team which existed from 1955 to 1967. Prior to 1967, the Athletics played in Philadelphia and in 1968 the Athletics moved to Oakland, where they continue to play today. The Athletics franchise has won 9 World Series Titles in total; although they did not win any while they played in Kansas City. 6 former Kansas City Athletics players, including Satchel Paige and Luke Appling, are now in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.
Despite the fact that the Athletics haven’t played in Kansas City in over 40 years, many fans still enjoy wearing Kansas City Athletics merchandise. The most popular merchandise are Kansas City Athletics hats and Kansas City Athletics sweatshirts, which are often purchased by people looking to wear retro-styled athletic gear.
Many fans of the Oakland Athletics like to wear Kansas City Athletics apparel to the games. Many fans are seen wearing Kansas City Athletics jerseys with the names of current Athletics on the back. The most popular jerseys replicated those that are worn by Jack Cust and Eric Chavez. When attending a game, many fans also like to wear Kansas City Athletics t-shirts to stay cool or Kansas City Athletics jackets if they want to stay warm.