• Reports: The Nationals Asked D.C. To Buy Them A Roof For $300 Million

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 26, 2013
    residents to foot the bill for ballpark improvements, Nationals owner Ted Lerner reportedly has asked the city's mayor for $300 million so Nationals Park can have a roof. While the discussions are in the preliminary stages, diagrams of what the proposed roof would look like as well as estimates of the cost have been presented to the mayor’s office. Taxpayers in the District of Columbia already are paying for most of the Washington Nationals home ballpark, which has housed the team since 2008 after it left RFK Stadium, to the tune of $769.3 million. So, what's a little more public money for a little stadium addition, right? In a nakedly shocking attempt to get D.C. Mark Seagraves of 4 NBC in Washington broke the story:
    Source: deadspin.com
    • Washington, D.C. refuses to pay $300 million to Nationals for ballpark roof

      Taxpayers in the District of Columbia already are paying for most of the Washington Nationals home ballpark, which has housed the team since 2008 after it left RFK Stadium, to the tune of $769.3 million. So, what's a little more public money for a littl…
      Source: yahoo.com

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