Some specs on the new scoreboard:
- 103 feet wide x 31.5 feet high (3245 square feet)
- 32:9 aspect ratio (double-wide HD)
- 1480 x 832 resolution above the line score (128 pixels high)
- 20 mm physical pixel pitch
How can the Cisco/A's match this? 1080p, baby.
It looks like the "A's real estate investment trust" is closing in on the important 25-acre parcel (blue rectangle in middle of pic below)
Total holdings could grow to 200 acres or more when all is said and done - about the size of CSU-East Bay.
During a Wednesday conference call, Wolff hinted that the financing mechanism could involve rebates of taxes associated with the ballpark village. Is that simply a repackaging of a tax increment financing (TIF) or PILOT (payments in lieu of taxes) plan? We'll soon find out.