Commentary: Baseball Should Go Where The Money IsJustin Catanoso
Nobody seems to want the Minnesota Twins.
Legislators there refused to build them a new ballpark, and when the Twins tried to move to North Carolina's Triad region, voters rejected a stadium tax whose passage was seen as a crucial measure of support. Next stop was Charlotte. But in mid-May, a baseball organizing committee concluded that Charlotte--home to the Hornets of the NBA and the Panthers of the NFL--is long on heart but short on demographics. Best-case scenario: It might be ready to support a baseball club in five years.
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