THE SATCHEL PAIGE HOME WILL COST KANSAS CITY NO LESS THAN ONE MILLION BUCKS TO RESTORE WITH ZERO RETURN ON INVESTMENT FOR CITY HALL!!!
It'll be "news" if they can keep the price-tag below $2-MILLION but City Hall getting into the baseball history game is money losing even that siphons valuable resources away from a community that would be better served by more cash for sidewalks, street repair and more police.
Here's the cover story for politicos and social media rubes:
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - City leaders say they have received new help in the effort to restore the home of a Kansas City baseball icon. In a release Friday, city officials said they had received a grant to assist in the rehabbing of the former home of the legendary Satchel Paige.