HoHoKams Need a Contract

Chicago Cubs LogoMesa HoHoKamsThe Arizona Republic argues that the Mesa HoHoKams, a civic group founded in 1951 to sponsor the Chicago Cubs in spring training, deserve a contracted role at the Cubs’ new $84-million stadium that will open at Riverview Park next year.  For years, members have served as ushers and sold programs and concessions, in return for revenue from the teams, which are passed on to youth-oriented charities and sports activities.  Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has reportedly made a verbal commitment to the group, but the newspaper is calling for a timely formal contract.  Read more here.

1 Comment

Filed under Community & Giving

One response to “HoHoKams Need a Contract

  1. Scott

    Funny how the HoHokams want to leave HoHokam Stadium and ride the coat tails of the Cubs. Why not stay when the A’s move into HoHokam Stadium? Oh, that’s right, it’s about revenue.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s