Rays hope to build new stadium
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It's been a busy month for the Tampa Bay Rays.
First, they modified their nickname, adopted new team colors and changed the design of their uniforms. Now, they want to build a $450 million open-air waterfront stadium with a retractable roof.
The club formally unveiled plans Wednesday to replace Tropicana Field with a 34,000-seat ballpark that would go up on the downtown site of Al Lang Field, where the franchise currently plays spring training games.
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