August 16, 2018

Fredericksburg Should Rethink Baseball Subsidies

Michael D. Farren

Research Fellow

Anne Philpot

Former Legal Research Associate

Despite overwhelming economic evidence that professional sports stadiums are poor public investments, Fredericksburg, Virginia has made a preliminary agreement to help pay for a $35 million minor league baseball stadium. Michael Farren and Anne Philpot urge the city to reconsider in a new opinion.