Economist Takes Issue with Providence Ballpark Plan, PawSox Hit Back

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyCollege of the Holy Cross professor Victor Matheson, a sports economist, says the economic benefits of the proposed Providence ballpark do not justify a large commitment of public dollars.  He also says another team would fill the void if the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) were to leave Rhode Island.  Public-relations man Jon Duffy, who is working with the PawSox, responds.  Read more here.

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