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SBD/Issue 168/Sponsorships, Advertising & Marketing
Rays Merchandise Sales Up, But Share Of Market Still Small
Published May 21, 2008
|Jersey Redesign Helping Rays
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STADIUM OR BUST? St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce's baseball task force co-Chair Steve Raymund, whose group is studying the Rays' $450M waterfront stadium proposal, said that "rejecting the plan may be the end" of MLB in St. Petersburg. Raymund said that if St. Petersburg "won't build the Rays a new stadium, some other city will." Raymund: "The reality is that the Rays say they need a new stadium to remain viable, that it's critical to their organization. If it's not here, it'll be somewhere else" (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 5/21).