Maneuvering to Keep the SWB Yankees

The Lackawanna County Multi-Purpose Stadium Authority and Lackawanna County commissioners have been warned by attorney John McGee, the man credited with bringing baseball to Northeastern Pennsylvania, to take action to fight the validity/legality of an option agreement to sell the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees to Mandalay Sports, or risk losing the team to another city.  Read more here and here.  On a related note, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says he has $20 million for PNC Stadium renovations to help save the Yankees.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the story.

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