Friday, November 05, 2004

Major League Baseball Disagrees With Stadium Site

The Associated Press
WMAL Radio

WASHINGTON (AP) - The whirlwind of activity about a possible new stadium site apparently caught Major League Baseball by surprise. Spokesman Rich Levin tells The Associated Press they'd just heard about it and had no comment.

Mark Touhey of the DC Sports and Entertainment Commission is hoping the disagreement can be talked out, but adds that the lords of baseball want the waterfront site, not one by RFK.

DC Council Chair Linda Cropp unveiled the alternate proposal today, and she's lining up her Council allies.

Councilman Phil Mendelson says he likes the 20 percent lower price tag. Councilman David Catania says her proposal is less costly for the city. And Councilwoman Carol Schwartz says the movement toward the Anacostia River site is a move in the right direction.

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