1970 Oakland Athletics Season - Farm System

Farm System

See also: Minor league baseball
Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Oaks American Association Sherm Lollar
AA Birmingham A's Southern League Phil Cavarretta
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Roy Sievers
Short-Season A Coos Bay-North Bend A's Northwest League Harry Bright

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