BDD: Field of Schemes
At Baseball Digest Daily, I interview author Neil deMause, looking for answers regarding the latest round of corruption surrounding the New York Yankees.
In March 2006, the city’s chief tax assessor put the market value for the stadium site at $27 million, far lower than the Yankees wanted. A Finance Department official ordered him to redo the report. Within hours, he jacked up it up to $204 million.