Expect more D.C. follies
Originally Published: November 22, 2004By Rob Neyer | ESPN Insider
If the Expos have to move, Washington, D.C. is probably the best place for them. Big market, high per capita income (if not in the District itself, certainly in the surrounding suburbs), likely support from our elected officials throw all those ingredients into a mixing bowl and you've got a pretty decent recipe for success. Is it a sure thing, though? Hardly. Without even getting into the period from 1946 through 1971, when Washington's baseball teams were essentially a laughingstock, it's not hard to come up with reasons to be concerned about this franchise's future.
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