Where should the Chargers play?

The Q

Qualcomm Stadium

I saw a report yesterday on one the local San Diego News programs that city officials are now considering building a new stadium for the Chargers in the East Village section of downtown San Diego, a few blocks from Petco Park, home of the Padres. I really hope this idea becomes a reality because that location would be far superior to some of the suburban locations that have been suggested and certainly beats seeing Chargers move to another city.

I still think the best place to build a new stadium would be right next to Qualcomm Stadium in Mission Valley. I attended a Chargers game at the Q a few weeks ago and was reminded of the advantages of that location. It is a good spot because there is plenty of space for parking, good freeway access and mass transit access with a trolley stop right at the stadium. However, at this point it looks very unlikely that a new stadium will be built at the Qualcomm site for a variety of economic and political reasons. The best alternative would be a downtown location in my opinion and hopefully that will happen. If it does there is no doubt that we will see future Super Bowls hosted in San Diego.

0 Responses to “Where should the Chargers play?”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

George M. Fattell.

The gmf journal is a general subject blog that reflects my thoughts and opinions on a variety of topics that are of interest to me. Current home base is Easton, Pennsylvania, USA. Retweets do not equal an endorsement.

George Fattell Twitter stream



%d bloggers like this: