The Washington Post details the problems that the Ted Lerner bid is having to buy the Nationals. The Fred Malek-Jeffrey Zients group may be the leaders in the Nationals Derby. And Stan Kasten may hold a trump card. And Commissioner Bud Selig finally says what's really important.
"What I saw in St. Louis convinced me again that you need an owner who understands the importance of having a great ballpark. Don't skimp," Selig said. "But, in Washington, I think both [prospective] groups would do that."
If you don't want to build a stadium with concession stands that serve Grey Poupon mustard, offedr luxury boxes, and feature really good cupholders, then just don't bother.