Lew Wolff is buying land in San Jose
Major League Baseball has not approved the Athletics’ desired move to San Jose yet, and the voters of San Jose have not approved of whatever small portions of a stadium project that would be required, but A’s owner Lew Wolff is on the verge of buying $24 million worth of real estate in San Jose that will one day -- maybe -- be part of the Athletics’ new home.
I love the quote from the mayor of San Jose about why, in the absence of these approvals, Wolff is doing this:
Given their territorial claim, I presume the Giants beg to differ on all of that. But I suppose it’s something.