Originally Posted by DSpivack
The moment the Cubs move out of Wrigley Field is the moment they cease becoming a tourist attraction to the masses. It would, as has been said, among the worst decisions any sports team has ever made. There aren't any ballparks people flock to in the suburbs as a tourist destination.
Getting a real sweet lease, parking revenue, skybox revenue, on field advertising revenue, actual concession revenue, having no overseer of what they can and can not do can go a long way.
You mention tourist revenue, I cant think of a more populated tourist base than the hotels filled in rosemont. All within walking distance to the proposed field. Sure it wont be to see a old historic field but maybe it will be to see a good ball club. Yes I know that is