Should Be Called the Billy Koch Blown Saves Centre
Torontoist has been acquired by Daily Hive Toronto - Your City. Now. Click here to learn more.

Torontoist

3 Comments

news

Should Be Called the Billy Koch Blown Saves Centre

2005_02_02skydome.gifBlue Jay ownership – also known as Rogers Media – have announced plans for a revamping of the once astonishing Skydome. The building, purchased last fall, will undergo renovations starting with an immediate change of name to the Rogers Centre. A change hoped to separate the team from the unpopular stigma attached to the dogged ballpark.
The structural changes accompanying the new name, will include a transplant of the more-natural field-turf for the old astro-turf, a new jumbotron, and a state-of-the-art wrap-around scoreboard.
Possibly the most important announcement however, is that payroll allowances are planned to be increased in upcoming years. This is important because a renovated ballpark will fail to make the game more enjoyable if the team’s record is 62-100.
No word yet on speeding up that “state-of-the-art” retractable roof.
Image: Many Ayromlou

Comments