McMahon Stadium, Calgary, Albera.
...?Hmm, it's older than Ivor Wynne.
It seats just 5 thousand more than Ivor Wynne.
It hosted last years Grey Cup and made a profit.
Calgary has no plans to rebuild another.
Why did we hear for the last number of years, that for the Tiger-Cats to break even they needed this and that amount of fans in the stands. I remember the numbers fluctuating around 22,000. Then all of a sudden we're losing $7 million/year.
Has the new TC headquarters made us better? Did signing Printers, KK make us better? etc etc etc.
I do like Bob, don't get me wrong.
So, some chatter comes in on this forum for a new stadium from a few who already go to games but now want their wide brimmed seating and a 10 lane track around the stadium just so they can say "hey we got a brand new metal stadium" that will take longer to get to no matter where they "might" put it.
Is a newer metal stadium with a 30,000 seating capacity the answer to Tiger-Cat's attendance
I'll go out on a limb and say, No. Ivor Wynne's concrete will be around just as long as a new metal stadium that will "shake" just like BMO Field.
Ivor Wynne is not the issue among real fans.
Our certain "elected" who denounce the value of the Tiger-Cats and the "well to do" with the "biggie size" this fans are
the ones to blame.
Save the regular "Joe" with the years of taxpayers' debt with a Pan Am stadium. Put some of our $$$ taxes into Ivor Wynne
and you'll get the relevant increase in attendance and we won't get marked with the next "white elephant".
For those with Toronto envy, then spend our cash on the little metal stadium that could. We'll then have 2 stadiums and you might even get front row seats to any country music show you want.