Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff has the spot for a new ballpark all picked out. Funding is in place and the San Jose mayor is on board with Wolff’s plan to relocate his club some 40 miles south.
There have been reports that Oakland A’s owner Lew Wolff would be interested in purchasing the Dodgers. But the A’s have released a statement denying the rumor.
The city of San Jose was hoping to get an A’s ballpark measure on the March ballot, but those plans have been put on hold for the time being.
San Jose officials maintained an upbeat attitude despite word of a potential roadblock in their efforts to build a new stadium for the Oakland Athletics in Silicon Valley.
The San Jose city council has reaffirmed its commitment to Major League Baseball and the community in the form of a resolution as it seeks to bring the Oakland A’s to San Jose. Voters will decide this spring whether to use public money for a stadium.