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Capital Sporting Grounds

A History of Stadium and Ballpark Construction in Washington, D. C

Capital Sporting Grounds( )
Author: Abrams, Brett L.
ISBN:978-0-7864-5250-7
Publication Date:Dec 2008
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

Politics is nothing new to Washington, D.C., even in the arena marked with base paths and outfield grass. The stadium for the expansion Washington Nationals baseball team cost over $600 million and while opponents decried the waste of taxpayer money, supporters promised the stadium would stimulate economic development. Land swaps, closed-door deals, and valuable parking-lot strategies were as complex as any game plan employed on the diamond. The district's past stadiums, tracks and...
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