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And it's it's not true or false and then you know an -- -- me on -- subway series.
How loudly the Mets were last night.
And -- on talk about that well the battle for bragging rights here in New York City when -- yankees are facing off against the Mets again.
The Yankees went unbelievable and -- it this weekend they're -- in the Bronx in the new Yankee Stadium later this month the teams will -- at the new Mets stadium.
What's wrong about that the Yankees smartly.
Stuck with -- own brand the Yankees.
The Mets however inked a quarter million dollar naming deal with Citigroup of course a share of Citi stock is now cheaper than a box of popcorn.
Cheaper than a -- -- at the ballpark.
And I guess the American taxpayers to take some pride in that stadium since we -- one artist Citigroup now.
-- city was not the first let's take on a big ball multi million dollar stadium naming deal.
At the height of its hubris and right before an epic fall so let's take a look at some other ill fated stadium naming deals which ones are true.
Which ones are false.
Number one face burns a -- did in the heart of Texas the State's greatest growth story in -- agreed to pay 100 million to call the home of the Houston Astros.
Enron field within three years the Astros were buying back the naming rights because Enron.
-- gone belly up.
This is an unfair quiz designer just about a month his sport says -- I know about Tim Healy called to say true.
-- They're getting it anchor -- now minute maid park.
There again Manning odd number two another Texas tomatoes sub prime lender America's quest.
-- -- official mortgage company a Major League Baseball in fact paid handsomely.
For the Texas Rangers to play in America Qwest Field.
Then housing prices collapsed and America west close up shop.
-- -- Turn the Rangers.
Two Rangers bomb Ariza year's right so they just said forget -- the naming rights.
Number three -- -- talent pick on him -- pending.
Mississippi never had a hot company like WorldCom in the state was excited to have -- Spain way.
For NASCAR races just two years later WorldCom was in bankruptcy the largest bankruptcy in US history at the time.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- up.
Think again it's hard to different yet.
-- and on the New England Patriots had to face the embarrassment of having the stadium named senior G -- field after one of the biggest dotcom boom and bust stories.
Of course that deal was in the world around the end of the Internet bubble through files this is -- hard -- say.
Tracy I haven't ignored things that it is true handing dollar.
Now to let its contract.
CN GI -- -- some of these are just decided and then well I don't know other bubble era naming deal pets dot com wanna yes.
-- renamed Madison Square Garden for the duration.
Of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show back in 2000 that is not -- current.
God thank tomorrow.
So yeah my personal favorite web extra false -- I and that stadium with come to the Baltimore Ravens but then PSI net declared bankrupt there has to be in stroke well.
How did jerseys we went from the Brendan -- to that continental arena and to.
I'm missing one in between now -- I -- Unlike that -- have that's what.
What got the racetrack was briefly named Drexel downs after the junk -- giant that was the home of you know again.
-- -- nominated -- and and -- what did he -- I would probably -- have been doesn't matter how bad.
I get identical arguing at the final line the -- -- titans once had the honor.
Playing an adelphia coliseum -- the company filed for bankruptcy and the founders were tried convicted and sent to prison for fraud Doug Clark.
Through -- Ding Dong.
-- yeah I don't get embarrassed about against so many all set anybody in the room remembers CM GI stadium with the area.
Whitney I -- -- -- I would have missed that the latest but let's not forget Canseco fieldhouse right here in Indianapolis right yeah.
It's such -- it's such a disaster.
That name was dropped before the patriots ever played in that stadium and then they opened it with the name on it and then it was dropped.
In fact but when justice we allow -- to give a shout out to Qualcomm.
Stadium in San Diego that is one of the best performing stocks in history and that has been a ten Bagger since they -- that sponsor.
-- you can't start a hedge fund based on this.
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