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 Posted: Sun Sep 24th, 2017 07:16 am
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Oakland Athletics fans haven't seen this kind of power from one of their players since the days of Connie Mack.

Athletics outfielder Khris Davis put his name beside one of the game's all-time greats Saturday night when he hit his 40th home run of the season off Texas Rangers starter Miguel Gonzalez. That blast made the 29-year-old only the second Athletics player ever - and first since the club moved to Oakland in 1968 - with consecutive 40-homer seasons, joining Hall of Famer Jimmie Foxx, who hit 40 each year from 1932-34 when they were located in Philadelphia.

#Khrushed! Khris Davis goes Oppo Taco for his 40th A's lead 1-0! Watch here: https://t.co/984FZe6l8o pic.twitter.com/Zl9y85Djim

— A's on NBCS (@NBCSAthletics) September 24, 2017
Davis' power has actually increased since joining the A's, despite playing home games at the cavernous Oakland Coliseum. After hitting just 60 homers in three total seasons with Milwaukee from 2013-15, he's now hit 81 bombs for the Athletics since Opening Day 2016.