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Marlins Payroll Will Depend On Attendance At New Ballpark
Published July 13, 2009
|Marlins President Hopes Team Sells Out Every
Game During First Season At New Ballpark
PAY IT FORWARD: In Miami, David Neal noted it will cost $2.4B to repay $409M in bonds that will primarily cover the construction of the new ballpark, and "even when figuring you'll be paying with tomorrow's dollars, that's some serious vigorish slapped onto the principle for a municipal deal." Neal: "Isn't this exactly the kind of philosophy, employed by individuals and corporations, that's led to so many being unemployed? It smells worse than a state fair livestock pen in a rainstorm" (MIAMI HERALD, 7/11).