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Oakland A’s celebrate with free tickets

Major League Baseball franchise Oakland Athletics is celebrating its 50th year in the city by offering fans free tickets to a special anniversary league game.

The team are giving away every single ticket to their April 17 match-up against the Chicago White Sox.

In an announcement, the A’s stated: “As we celebrate our 50th anniversary in Oakland, we are pleased to offer free tickets to our game on April 17, 2018.

“Exactly 50 years prior, on April 17, 1968, the A’s debuted here in Oakland and as an anniversary gift to the city, we are offering free tickets to the game vs the White Sox. Plus, parking is always free on Tuesdays.”

Fans will be able to sign up to receive the free tickets on January 10 at 8am on the A’s website, while season ticket holders will automatically get a free ticket.

The team will also be opening upper deck seating areas, which have been closed off in recent years, giving the Oakland Coliseum a 47,170-capacity.