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lew wolff interview

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/01/22/BUGN8GOSIJ1.DTL

Chronicle has long interview with Lew Wolff today. Main points include:

 1) Site north of Coli going nowhere because landowners want too much.
 2) Triangle south of Coli is attractive at the right price because a parking lot could be built there, allowing a stadium to be built in existing North Lot.
 3) Oakland doesn't have a lot of time to deal with the issue.
 4) They want to stay in Alameda -- next stop Fremont?
 5) Not optimistic about San Jose because Giants don't need to negotiate over it.
 6) New Coliseum configuration is not a conspiracy to lower attendance but more a way to reduce security costs -- but Coli outdated in any configuration.
 7) He doesn't want Kotsay injured because of damage to the field once football starts (how 'bout that for a weird argument.)

 

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