Baseball's 2-Horse Race

Vadum, Matthew
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/26/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31933, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the selection of Washington D.C. and northern Virginia as the only locations that can be awarded with the Montreal Expos baseball franchise, according to Gene Orza, chief operating officer for the Major League Baseball Players Association. Comparison between the financing plans of the proposed ballparks by the two locations in a bid to get the franchise; Call for tax exempt financing; Details on the equity investments of both teams.


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