In the first necessary step towards creating a “baseball mecca” in northern Palm Beach County, Palm Beach Gardens has asked the county to consider selling the city an 82-acre site where Houston Astros owner Jim Crane wants to move his team for spring training.
“We’re going to evaluate what is legally required for them to pay for the property,’’ County Administrator Bob Weisman said Tuesday. “Using baseball terms, we’re at, like, first base in this process.’’
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