Friday, November 30, 2018

Portland, Oregon Plans Spectacular Riverfront Stadium To Lure MLB To Town

Proposed New Portland, OR Ballpark 
In the wake of the Oakland A's unveiling plans for a gorgeous new downtown ballpark (to replace the hideous Oakland Mausoleum), Portland, Oregon is "stepping up to the plate" as well. The city's Portland Diamond Project announced yesterday that it had signed an agreement with the Port of Portland to build the new riverfront stadium. If the Oakland deal falls through, or the Tampa situation keeps the Rays locked into the ridiculous MostPulpDome in St. Petersburg, Portland could become a viable relocation option. Also, MLB has said it plans to expand to 32 teams soon—so one way or another, Portland (one of America's truly stunning cities) should eventually get a franchise.