Huntington Park a hit for sponsors
In case you missed this from Sunday’s Columbus Dispatch…
Huntington Park won’t open for five weeks, but it’s almost a sellout — for sponsorships.
The ballpark’s board has nailed down $39.6 million in corporate money for naming rights and is negotiating deals worth an additional $9 million.
The new ballpark in the Arena District, to open April 18, had promised to raise $37 million from private sponsors.
“The numbers far exceed anything the financial analysts thought we’d do,” Clippers President and General Manager Ken Schnacke said