Thursday, February 08, 2001
Portune drops idea of keeping Cinergy Field
Great American Ball Park will be built after all. Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune, who last week suggested the county try to renegotiate its lease with the Reds to keep them playing in a revamped Cinergy Field, said Wednesday the issue was dead and the new stadium would be built.
Reds' officials, who would have had to agree to abandoning the new stadium, said they're not interested.
I've been advised that the Reds do not desire to move forward with this issue, Mr. Portune said. I think that will put it to rest.
Mr. Portune said playing in a remodeled Cinergy Field would allow the community to save money and retire the debt from building Paul Brown Stadium early.
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