So who is this guy? Stephen Bronfman is the son of a billionaire. At one point he worked in the marketing department of the Montreal Expos when his father owned the team. Word is his group already has land in mind where they’d have a stadium.
Well, all these speculations have been confirmed:
According to ABC Action News, Tampa Bay Rays owner Stu Sternberg, along with team executives held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to address a potential plan to split home games with the city of Montreal in the future. Sternberg did confirm the Rays want to go forward with this plan. He told our John Sabol he would like to have the Tampa Bay-Montreal deal done ideally by 2024.
On Thursday, Rays principal owner Stu Sternberg released this statement:
“My priority remains the same, I am committed to keeping baseball in Tampa Bay for generations to come. I believe this concept is worthy of serious exploration.”