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07-18-2013, 12:23 PM
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I hate the mentality of the one poster in the article who says nobody in Edmonton wants to watch baseball. We get it, the city is a hockey city first and foremost. But to act like there isn't a market for other things is asinine. The Eskimos do just fine.
If there was a decent league and a properly marketed team, especially if the canal project brings people down there - it could thrive. In my opinion there is no better place in Edmonton to spend a summer evening than Telus Field. Watching the joke that is the Prospects appeals to nobody though.
Such a wonderful facility even without the Canal project. I don't even like baseball and I'd go to a few games just to sit in the stadium in the rivervalley and have a dog and a beer. More things to do around the area would be good though. The rossdale flat has a nice vibe to it and I like walking around there, just nothing much to do there yet.
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