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#1 AZTwin

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Posted 06 April 2021 - 07:50 PM

Interesting choice. Would have thought they would have picked Milwaukee

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#2 biggentleben

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 10:29 AM

Facility questions, the ability to scale up that quickly, and, frankly, the elephant in the room all came into play.

Howard Bryant was the first of many who has pointed out that this was a purely business move for MLB, but that to avoid making multiple stops, finding a spot where sponsors and advertisers would be pleased was paramount. Denver fit that bill.

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#3 Squirrel

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 11:39 AM

Moderator warning: This is not a political discussion, regardless of the reasons MLB made their decision. So ... don't go there. Period. You can like or dislike the decision based on your own personal criteria, but we are not having that discussion here, so there is no need to mention how and why you are choosing to support or cancel MLB.

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#4 Don't Feed the Greed Guy

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Posted 14 April 2021 - 11:42 AM

I think MLB missed a chance to frame the conversation surrounding race and sports. Target Field would have been a bold choice. Colorado is a management move. Minneapolis would have been a leadership move.
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#5 Doctor Gast

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Posted 14 April 2021 - 03:39 PM

Interesting choice. Would have thought they would have picked Milwaukee


I believe Milwaukee would've been the best way to honor Hank Aaron if that was the priority.