Angels make noble decision

The Angels are going to eschew a naming a fee for the ballpark and call the place Angels Stadium.

Updated: December 30, 2003, 8:28 AM ET
By Jim Baker | MLB Insider
  • Nick Peters writes that there are two kinds of teams this holiday season: the fat and happy ones and those left out of the free agent fun. He breaks down the actives and inactive clubs in the Sacramento Bee.

  • We all have our obsessions. Some land the obsessed in jail and some are perfectly benign. One of the latter is the Roberto Clemente obsession of a Bronx lawyer named Eliezer Rodriguez. His began with a strange dream nine years ago, writes Seth Kugel of the New York Times. He is currently documenting each one of Clemente's 3,000 hits and would like to see the 3,000-hit club named after the former Pirate great.

  • Can it be? A team doing the right thing regarding money? Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times writes that the Angels are going to eschew a naming a fee for the ballpark and call the place Angels Stadium -- perhaps permanently. Do you believe in miracles?


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