Saturday, 4 October 2008

Athletic Park to be Victoria WIL Field

Victoria Squad Gets 10-Year Lease on Park
VICTORIA, Dec. 18—Victoria city council Monday approved a 10-year lease of Royal Athletic Park to the Victoria Baseball and Athletic Co. Ltd., Victoria’s newly-organized entry in the Western International Baseball League.
Floodlights for night ball will be installed by the club and te cost of bleachers and box seats will be shared equally by the club and city.
The city will receive five percent of gross gate receipts after amusement tax deduction and is guaranteed at least $4,000 annually.
The pro club will have exclusive rights to all concessions subject to one current agreement. From this source the city will receive 20 per cent gross profits for five years and 25 per cent for the remaining five years of the lease.

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