METS' WILPON LOOKS TO BUILD "EBBETTS FIELD WITH A DOME"
The most recent proposal for a new stadium for the Mets
calls for the city to pay $105M of the $457M it will cost to
build the facility, according to NEWSDAY. The new stadium,
described as "Ebbetts Field with a dome," would be built in the
parking lot at Shea Stadium, and would have 50,000 seats, a grass
field, a retractable roof, and the feel of an "old-time"
ballpark. A ranking official in the administration of NYC Mayor
Rudy Giuliani said talks were ongoing and that city had not yet
committed to paying any portion of the project (Joseph Queen,