A’s Raise Diabetes Funding With Root Beer Floats

Hey, A’s fans! Don’t forget to show up a little early for tomorrow’s 12:35 p.m. game against the Royals - ’cause it’s MUG Root Beer Float Day! For the past eight seasons, Oakland’s AL club has scheduled a day to serve up the frosty treats - complete with $15 commemorative mug ($25 for one with a Mark Ellis autograph) - to raise money for a worthy charity.

Oakland Athletics Root Beer Float Day

And this year’s beneficiaries of the selling of the sweet treats? The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, of course. Read more…