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Old Posted Mar 31, 2015, 9:10 PM
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Originally Posted by logan5 View Post
Usually a league commissioner will won't say anything to get peoples hopes up. I would interpret that statement as a strong endorsement for a team in Montreal - as long as a new baseball specific stadium is built. If a stadium does somehow get built, it most certainly has to be downtown. For baseball to survive, you need a great ball-park experience. Retro style stadium with a spectacular view of the city or water, and situated downtown, preferably in the historic district. Not sure if Montreal can meet those criteria.
Maybe they can dust off this plan - although the site is probably not available anymore. In any case, it met many of the criteria you've outlined.

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