Taxpayers Confront Downtown Kansas City Baseball Stadium Inevitability?!?!

Billionaires typically speak with a great deal of confidence . . . But this effort to convince the plebs of a done deal is bold even for a wildly rich dude.

Here's a peek at a conversation that most locals don't get to speak on . . . But will be stuck paying for:

Sherman appeared happy to segue into stadium discussions Wednesday during his media availability on Moore. Envisioning a move away from the Truman Sports Complex, he said the team is already in talks with the Kansas City Chiefs and Jackson County.

"If you could dream a little bit -- and I'm looking at some people who are working this -- you've got to do more than dream. There's a lot of legwork to be done here to finance this and build support for it," Sherman said.

On that financing portion, those discussions are still in the dark.

City leaders, including Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, have expressed their own concerns, noting discussions between the Royals and the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

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