January 29, 2015
The Athletics are rebuffing Oakland's efforts to propose a ballpark that would keep the team in the city.
In a statement released Friday, owner Lew Wolff said the A's had
"fully exhausted" stadium discussions with the city and had no
interest in going over "old ground."
Wolff's statement came a day after Oakland city officials asked
baseball commissioner Bud Selig for help with developing a new
stadium after the A's recently scrapped plans to move to Fremont.
The A's - tired of sharing space with the NFL's Raiders - had
been trying unsuccessfully for years to find a suitable site in
Wolff says attendance and season ticket holders continue to
decline at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
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