Thread: Rosemont Cubs?
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Hitmen77 View Post
Where exactly is the $500M coming from? The article says it won't be taxpayer-funded and that Ricketts will "seek to open new revenue streams outside the stadium".
I'm pretty sure they're talking about the new hotel, Triangle Building, and parking deck they're going to be allowed to build.

Originally Posted by Lip Man 1 View Post
The thing is though the last I read Ricketts was up to his neck in debt already because of overpaying for the franchise...Zell / Tribune took him to the cleaners.

Considering Guggenheim bought the Dodgers for more than twice what Ricketts paid for the Cubs, I'm not sure people still consider it that bad of a deal.

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