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Braves Paying 55 Percent Of Construciton Cost

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On November 14, 2013 @ 9:14 AM In MLB | No Comments

Source: Craig Calcaterra, NBC Sports Hardball Talk [1]

With the caveat being that the devil is in the details, a couple of Cobb County Commissioners spoke to the Marietta Daily Journal about the financing for the new Braves ballpark. And they say the Braves are paying 55% of the cost:

“The other 45 percent will be funded without a tax increase for over 95 percent of Cobb County residents,” [county chairman Tim] Lee said. “This is a public-private partnership and the Braves are paying for 55 percent of the cost.”

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[1] Craig Calcaterra, NBC Sports Hardball Talk: http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/11/14/county-commissioner-the-braves-will-pay-55-of-the-new-ballparks-construction-costs/

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