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Top Ten Rejected Ideas For Roberts Stadium

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This week Evansville Mayor, Lloyd Winnecke’s task force looked over 600 different suggestions for the use of Roberts Stadium.  They are now in the process of taking the public input and helping the mayor decide the fate of the building and the grounds it occupies.  Now, from the home office in Nebo, KY…it’s the Top 10 Rejected Ideas for Roberts Stadium!

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10. Install the first ever Olympic-size pool filled with only Ski.

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9.  Create the Evansville Orange Barrel Hall Of Fame featuring actual barrels from Tri-State road construction history.

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8. Open it as the only designated smoking area in Evansville.

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7. Closed set for the filming of “League Of Their Own 2″ featuring the female replacement players during next NBA lockout.

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6. A meeting venue to be used exclusively for deciding what to do with the building for the next 50 or so years.

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5. Extend East Franklin into Roberts’ parking lot to use on the first week of October for the East Side Acorn Society’s Autumn Food Celebration…THE WAR IS ON!

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4. Divert the Lloyd Expressway through the building just to keep its standard as “America’s Least Expressy Expressway.”

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3. Move Cheddar’s Restaurant there, to create more space and lower the wait to six hours.

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2.  4 Words: World’s Largest Grippo’s Box!

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1. Level the arena and use the parking for the downtown Ford Center.

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