Could Arizona’s Issues Force Chicago Cubs’ Spring Training to Florida?

May 2, 2010 by  

When the Ricketts family started the process of deciding between sites in Naples, FL and Mesa, AZ for the Cubs' new spring training site, it really didn't matter to me which one they chose.

I've spent most of my life living in the Tampa Bay area (about 150 miles north of Naples), but I was born in Mesa and return there every year to watch the Cubs in spring training.

To me, it was a win-win scenario.

Either the Cubs stay in my native land or I swap out airfare for gas money.

Then the process began to unfold:

There was Bleacher Report - Chicago Cubs
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