"The Braves this spring attracted 103,574 fans over 16 games, an average of 6,473 per game, at Champion Stadium (capacity 9,500) at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, according to the Florida Sports Foundation."
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The Braves also said their Palm Beach County complex would bring in millions in economic benefits.
Friday’s [April 8th] meeting came four days after more than 30 supporters [emphasis added], wearing Bring Home the Braves shirts, told county commissioners to strike a deal with the team. About 12 opponents also showed up, mainly to voice concerns about putting the complex in a public park.
The three Braves officials flew in from Atlanta on Thursday and had dinner at Callaro’s Steak House in downtown Lake Worth, where they met briefly with Mayor Pam Triolo and City Manager Mike Bornstein.
Have you been to Callaro's lately for lunch or dinner? Check it out some time soon:
Below are two videos you'll be interested in. The first one has a technical problem that needs to be worked out. Not sure what happened to the audio:An ole fashioned open face sliced steak sandwich... on buttered garlic toast~.Mussels with lobster saffron sauce . pic.twitter.com/dA1BuS0hJB— Callaros Steak House (@CallarosSteak) March 31, 2016
For those who strongly support Spring Training in John Prince Park keep up the faith! Go grab those colorful baseball caps, pay attention to any and all upcoming meetings, and be ready for a celebration somewhere with Mel and Vinnie singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame!":
"It ain't over till it's over."