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GLAZERS MEET WITH TSA; BABACAS TO BUILD "GOLDEN GREEK DOME"?
Published January 27, 1995
New Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer and his two sons met with two members of the Tampa Stadium Authority (TSA) yesterday on plans to replace or renovate Tampa Stadium. A committee is expected to be announced today to study the stadium issue and make a recommendation to the TSA. Meanwhile, Socrates Babacas, an investor who failed in a bid to by the Bucs, says he wants to build the team a 70,000-seat retractable domed stadium without using taxpayer money. Babacas offered "Golden Greek Dome" as a potential name for the facility. TSA Exec Dir Rick Nafe, noting Babacas would get profits from the facility: "I don't think Malcolm Glazer and family will go for it" (Walker & Henderson, TAMPA TRIBUNE, 1/27).