BaseballPlus Has CredibilityMinus
Having spoken to members of the committee as well as observing some early interviews it was clear that the recommendation from this group was never in doubt. They went into this "fact-finding mission" with a preconceived idea of what they wanted to happen. Since the objectivity of the commission is in doubt one must also doubt the objectivity of the study they performed.
Don't get me wrong. I do think that a new ballpark has a chance of revitalizing downtown. But recent history from around the country shows that it is a slim chance. Add the increased tax burden, and lack of public support for the project and I smell a political albatross waiting to happen.