The Park is yours
Doing so gives the team some more financial muscle to sign players. There's already plenty of speculation that they want to give Bumgarner a big deal.
Here's the top of John Shea's story --
The Giants made no announcement. Threw no party. Orchestrated no conga line through Willie Mays Plaza.
On Dec. 15, six days after their news conference to introduce Mark Melancon as their $62 million closer, the Giants made the final payment on AT&T Park.
The 20-year mortgage on the $170 million loan that helped fund construction of the waterfront park at Third and King was quietly paid off without fanfare or a news release.
“We had people suggesting we have a loan document burning party, a controlled burn on Mount Tam,” CEO Larry Baer quipped in an interview with The Chronicle. “We decided against that for lots of reasons.”