The Oakland Athletics could one day have a waterfront ballpark to rival AT&T Park, with A’s co-owner John Fisher showing interest in a Port of Oakland site as a potential location for a future home. The Chronicle reports that Fisher is touring the Howard Terminal tomorrow at the behest of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, and that Schaaf has long promoted the spot a way to give the A's a baseball-only stadium.

“It’s no secret I think this would be a great place for (the A’s) to move, and it gives us more options as we continue to talk to the Raiders about the Coliseum site,” Schaaf told the paper yesterday.

That's right, in this fantasy future the A's would no longer share a space with the Raiders — possibly allowing the Oakland Coliseum to go football-only. If the Raiders don't leave Oakland all together, that is (they won't be moving to LA, but CBS Sports reports that the team's lease expires at the end of the 2016 season).

The Howard Terminal site has been floated for years as a possible baseball stadium site, and was last proposed in 2013 under Mayor Jean Quan's watch.

While officials with the A's declined to go into specifics, it is easy to see why a waterfront park would both be appealing and daunting. Only a mile from the closet BART stop, the location would offer sweeping views and serve as a draw for both tourists and locals alike. There are, however, the numerous development hurdles specific to building on the waterfront — as anyone who paid attention to the Warrior's failed bid to build a stadium on Pier 30 will likely remember.

So, how realistic Schaaf's plan? Perhaps the anonymous A's source put it best in conversation with the Chron: "If there is a way to make it work, it will get done. ... But (both sides) are realistic.”

However, the A's have been talking as recently as 2014 about trying to leave Oakland, something they've threatened to do since 2009 — so it's perhaps reasonable to assume officials are at least seriously considering the Port of Oakland site.

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