Baseball In DC

The Washington Nationals are set to open the 2005 baseball season with season ticket sales most clubs would kill for. Ticket sales (season and single game) guarantee paid attendance of a minimum of 1.9 million fans, before a single regular season pitch has been thrown. Assuming the team (formerly the Montreal Expos) can field even a mildly competitive team the seasons attendance is likely to pass 3 million.

There’s only one problem as Mondays first game approaches – there’s no TV deal in place. The Washington Post reports on the negotiation mess between MLB and Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos. The clocks ticking on a deal and advertisers are getting anxious…

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  1. Mike U March 30, 2005
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