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Bad Arguments in Favor of the PawSox Move

I’ve seen some pretty atrocious lines of argument in favor of building a stadium in Providence, and rather than give each one its own bit of time, I’ll just condense them here. Sports teams can’t fail Yes, they can. In fact, the Pawtucket Red Sox have already gone bankrupt once. And when teams fail, it often means […]

We Should Heed Caution on the PawSox Moving to Providence

RIPR’s Scott MacKay is right to throw water on the idea of giving over vacant 195 land to build a riverside stadium. It’s not clear that a stadium makes much sense. Take for instance, these two charts of total and average attendance among the PawSox’s International League.   I’ve highlighted a few teams. Pawtucket is highlighted in […]