Monday, January 28, 2013

Otto: Why Build a New Stadium if MLB Doesn't Believe in Tampa Bay?

Tampa Tribune columnist Steve Otto, echoing what I said Friday about MLB losing faith in Tampa Bay, asks today why we're talking about a new stadium if the league doesn't believe at all in the region:
I mean before Hillsborough County makes a deal with Pinellas and we agree to spend a billion dollars for a state-of-the-art retractable roof stadium with 240-foot TV screens hanging in all directions so spectators won't actually have to watch the ball game; before we build a network of highways to the new stadium; before we construct a mass transit system that covers both counties and goes directly to the ball park; before we once again sell our souls, it would be nice to know they believe in us again.

1 comment:

  1. Because it's possibly a false calm. It's called the "take away" in sales, people want more of what they can't have...