But the news was actually first on WTSP:Kriseman: if the Rays leave, and the Rowdies get an MLS Team... the Trop site could be a soccer stadiumhttps://t.co/zfkDtmv8UI— WDAE (@620wdae) August 1, 2017
The Twitterverse went nuts. And word trickled up to MLS:#10Investigates spoke to Kriseman & Baker (last week) about potential of #Rowdies stadium at Trop site. Full story: https://t.co/wMSfpzf1uk pic.twitter.com/vTK6jRiYRI— Noah Pransky - WTSP (@noahpransky) August 1, 2017
Except did anyone realize Kriseman wasn't suggesting the Rowdies play in the Trop, but at a new, large stadium next to it, surrounded by new mixed development?Here is the @MLS statement in response to Mayor Kriseman on @620wdae on @TampaBayRowdies and the Trop (per @sbelsole) @BN9 pic.twitter.com/OWwReGWOwl— Chris Torello (@TorelloSports) August 1, 2017
Bill Edwards says he's not interested:CONTEXT: The @Kriseman comments about Rowdies at Trop site suggested a new MLS stadium there could help team surpass 20,000 seat capacity. https://t.co/kzVAAN3ki4— Noah Pransky - WTSP (@noahpransky) August 1, 2017
two major-league teams could thrive at the same time in St. Pete.
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