Mayor Rick Kriseman announced plans Wednesday to build an 1,800-seat stadium at the Walter Fuller baseball complex in western part of the city.
But he said he didn’t know how much it would cost to build or when construction would start.
“We don’t have an idea yet. We are working on finalizing those numbers,” Kriseman said.
[ Astros owner Roy ]Hofheinz told reporters that if the Astrodome had turned out to look “like a tobacco-spitting venture,” it would have failed; he said that no one who saw his stadium could ever again dismiss Houston as merely “Indian Territory.” The Fort Worth Star-Telegram called the park “a glorious victory” for “all of Texas.”
With its Jetsons-like design, the Astrodome was a gargantuan symbol of the glittering possibilities of American technology, crowned by the biggest ...
The one where Obama and the Koch Brothers are on the same side.
President Barack Obama is using his budget to take on some of the most loathed people in sports — team owners threatening to bolt town if taxpayers don’t help build a new stadium — and it could put Republicans in a tough spot.
The budget proposal released on Monday would eliminate tax benefits that make it easier for cities to raise money for new, luxurious sports facilities.
Major League Baseball views local communities as groups to be exploited.
It’s really isn’t simple.
Just say no to tax dollars for sports stadiums.
I’m sure David Wright supports this move.
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