By Jonathan Okanes
Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 10:35 pm in Football, off-season stuff.
Here’s a story I wrote for today’s paper, examining ticket sales for 2011 home games at AT&T Park.
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“Barbour said the school is at about 60 percent of its target for its Endowment Seating Program, which covers the most expensive 3,000 seats at the new facility. The remaining tickets won’t go on sale until after the 2011 season.”
This story is not as interesting as who will be the second string tailback, but the question remains, “Who will pay for the new Memorial if the ESP sales don’t materialize?”
The Performance Center was not started until the money was raised; not true for the new Memorial.
Also, weak ticket sales for AT&T and Candlestick. A trend?
life is too short for pessimism. I doubt the whole deal will collapse simply because of this. If we win, they will come back.