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What they’re saying about the Rays’ new stadium plans

The Rays announced their new stadium plans in Ybor City. Here's a sampling of reaction to the plans from social media.
Here's a Populous Architects rendering of the Rays plans for a new baseball stadium in Ybor City. The team announced its plans at a press conference Tuesday.
Here's a Populous Architects rendering of the Rays plans for a new baseball stadium in Ybor City. The team announced its plans at a press conference Tuesday.
Published Jul. 10, 2018
Updated Jul. 10, 2018

TAMPA — The Rays announced their new stadium plans in Ybor, Tuesday afternoon. Rays’ principal owner Stuart  Sternberg said “It’s a historic day for us,” and that the ball park will be open to the public all year- round “for the people.”

The ballpark will have a translucent roof, see-through walls, the smallest capacity in MLB at 30,842 and is projected to cost $892 million. Here’s a sampling of Twitter reaction to the news:

Contact Allana J. Barefield at abarefield@tampabay.com. Follow @allana_b18