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Anaheim Extends Angels' Opt-Out Clause As Lease Negotiations Continue
Published September 4, 2013
MORE THAN A FRESH COAT OF PAINT: In L.A., Bill Shaikin cites an Anaheim city report as indicating that the Angels' ballpark needs $130-150M in "capital improvements over the next 20 years." That estimate "accounts solely for infrastructure -- electrical maintenance and upgrades, concrete repairs, waterproofing and such -- at the stadium." The Angels would "pay all of that cost and would pay above and beyond for any improvements that would generate additional revenue for the team, for example, more luxury seating" (L.A. TIMES, 9/4).