Let's talk about it for a minute; if we talk any longer some owner might lose some revenue. Or luxury tax unheard of.
Revenue sharing was a big issue in the strike talks, the clubs making all the money didn't want to share with low revenue clubs like the Minnesota Twins. You see they thought that would keep salaries down so guys making 10 million or more might have trouble getting raises next year.
You see low salary clubs are what the league wants out like Montreal, Twins for instance. Now Twins can build a real baseball stadium. Nobody puts retractable seats in a baseball stadium; give me a break. Metrodome has always been a football stadium.
Look at a real baseball stadium and the prices fans pay to get in. We, the people, are being fleeced; we need to strike. Alex Rodriquez on Texas, $25 million a year, his team 20 games out in last place. I haven't been to a game in over 10 years. Paid $6 bucks to park, less than $10 for ticket and not $50 at souvenir stand.
Carl Pohland is worth I believe I heard around $900 million and won't help with new stadium. You see Yankees' payroll is $171 million, Twin $40 million. Teams say Twins are in easy division, look at Atlanta won division how many years in row. Payroll $110.4 million.
Have some cheese with your whine; give me a break. They win division in about first 3 months of season.
Let all Big Head cases retire and live off their earnings and let the guys who really love the game get dirty and show the people real baseball!
Best baseball around kids!
David A. Jones
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