Both cities, I belive, had a large stake in bringing major league affiliated baseball to their communities. Many cities have gone down the route Wilmington is going and have prospered.
As the benefits of this type of investment have become better known, cities are bidding for the right to have teams locate within their locales.
Wilmington citizens, area citizens and business in and about the stadium will prosper - creating revenue for the city.
Wilmington is lucky Atlanta sees value in coming here.
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