Wrigley Field Renovations: Why Not Spend the Money on a New Stadium?

November 12, 2010 by  

Now I realize this will be considered blasphemous to most Cubs fans, but I have an idea. Instead of trying to pass a bill in the Illinois legislature to take part of the 12 percent city of Chicago and Cook County amusement tax and set it aside for the purpose of renovating Wrigley Field, why not build a new one?

Look, I understand the quaint charm of the old ballpark on the north side, but let's face it, folks: It is antiquated and needs to be used for other purposes if it cannot be torn down.

It's like having an old car that you continue to pour money into in order to keep it running. "But th...

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