Tampa Deserves Neither a Stadium nor a Team

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    Seriously...Let a real baseball town have this team, if they have to give away tickets to fill up the joint, when they're about to clinch the division.
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    shit. i wouldn't waste my time watching the orioles either.
     
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    I pretty much agree, but at the same time what Price and Longoria said really bothered me. If I was a guy who just took his kids to a Rays game, bought them tickets, bought them Rays shirts, bought a program, bought them food, and say I spent $500. Then after the game 2 of the players say their fans suck I'd be thinking "I just dropped a weeks paycheck to cheer on this team with my kids and I suck?"

    But as far as a city for a Major League Franchise? I'd agree. Where should they move to though? Salt Lake City? Indianapolis? Charlotte? Just seems they'd be moving from one small market to another.
     
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    Shit...The Orioles have been playing good ball since Buck Showalter took over.

    The Twins had the crappiest stadium in the league since...well...since they opened the Metrohump, and their fans would show up in force for a game like this.

    Screw Tampa...Move the team to Charlotte or Nawlins.
     
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    I have been to see the Durham Bulls play in their old stadium and Atlanta play in their old stadium.

    All the baseball I ever wanted.
     
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    I think all the MLB teams should be moved to either L.A. or New Yawk. That way all the games will sell out and TV ratings will skyrocket.

    Well, that's my plan. You think you got a better one?
     
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    Meh.....AL
     
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    We could use stimulus money to buy baseball tickets for homeless people?
     
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    63-95 is good ball? i once bought tix to the metrodump for 50% of face value.

    when i went in the usher asked me if it was okay to start the game now. :lol:

    it was '98- i remeber because i got stuck there due to AA being on strike and it was the weekend that fraud maguire hit his 62 *HR*
     
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    Charlotte probably would be the best bet just because of it's location, and with the cities that surround it. They've also shown they can support an NFL and NBA team (even though their support isn't as strong compared to other franchises), so an MLB team could work as long as it didn't have idiot ownership and management.
     

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