Today Charlie Diradour extended his hand in peace to those in the opposite dugout at a press conference he called. Connecticut, the giant Indian sculpture, looked down over the scene, a thick layer of pollen dusted over its head and shoulders.Click here to read the story by Al Harris at Richmond BizSense.
Diradour said he is shutting down his web site, BaseballontheBoulevard.com and launching a new web site called FriendsofRichmond Baseball.com. He also called upon Mayor Dwight Jones to respond to the Opening Day Partners proposal to refurbish The Diamond for $28 million.
Diradour claimed no one in Jones' office has gotten in touch with ODP's chairman Peter Kirk, who released his company's plan to the public on June 9.