TO: The Brothers Monfort
RE: Your baseball team
It’s time for you gentlemen to find a new hobby. You’ve had your fun, your 15 minutes and all that. But it’s time to face facts: this whole baseball-team-owner thing has not worked out well for the team, or the fans. It has worked out just peachy for you two, hasn’t it? I read Forbes Magazine. You’ve made plenty of money. Good on you. Now it’s time for you to sell the team to someone who actually gives a damn about trying to win a World Series.
You have taken advantage of your fan base long enough. Fortunately for you, Coors Field is one of the nicer MLB ballparks, and Denver’s weather usually is favorable. Those two factors have proven to be enough to draw decent crowds at Rockies home games. Since that it all it takes for you to rake in the cash, you decided you don’t need to put a decent product on the field. It’s time for that to end.
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