The "White Elephants: Connie Mack[?], the Lajoie scandal, early success
The $100,000 Infield: Baker, Barry, Collins, McInnis; dominance, 1910-1913; upset by Miracle Braves in 1914; dismantling of the team and subsequent cellar-dwelling
1928-1932: Rebuilding of team in 1920s. Cochrane, Grove, Foxx, Simmons, others
The Kansas City years (1955-1966)
During the Kansas City years, the team generally did not draw well or do well. Kansas City was involved in so many bad trades with the Yankees (in which they gave up Roger Maris, Bob Cerv, and others, and got little in return) that they were jokingly considered to be a Yankee farm club.
The Oakland years (1967 to present)
Charlie Finley and the "Swingin' A's: Fingers, Hunter, Jackson. Colorful uniforms. Mustaches return to baseball in 1972.