It isn’t the ready-made site.
It isn’t the most picturesque site.
But the A’s picked the best site to build their new ballpark.
Tuesday, A’s president Dave Kaval announced in a letter to the Peralta Community College District that the team’s preferred site to build a new privately financed, 35,000-seat ballpark is right next to Oakland’s Laney College.
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We’re still in the earliest of early stages when it comes to building a ballpark — no deal has been made, a preference has only been stated.
There are countless things that can impede the A’s from opening up a new ballpark south of Lake Merritt in the spring of 2023, but Kaval was astute in making that site his top choice.
Let’s establish that I have a bit of bias here — Kaval picked my neighborhood. …read more
Source:: The Mercury News – Sports