Even with the home team advantage, Boise State University has been unable to get to first base with several property owners over attempts to build a baseball field.
Owners of properties at the following locations have loaded the bases during negotiations:
A)–1104-1108 South Grant Avenue, the current location of an eight-unit apartment complex, owned by South Boise Apartments, Ltd.
B)–1116-1122 West Beacon Street, the current location of a four-unit apartment complex, owned by Cotner Properties and Investments
C)–1101 South Denver Avenue, the current location of a surface parking lot owned by Boise Church of Christ
BSU has been pitching to owner (A) and they have a 3-2 full count going. One more in the strike zone (tentative agreement) and he’s outta there! The other two owners are on-deck, but they don’t appear ready to hit into any forced outs.
At a Thursday meeting of the State Board of Education, BSU sought permission to initiate a double play and use “eminent domain” to pick off the remaining parcels needed for their 2020 baseball season if they can’t out score the property owners.
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