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Re: Expos need miracle to air in English

At 10:02 AM -0500 3/25/01, Mark Laurence wrote:

>The economics of broadcasting Expos games in English are very 
>different from any other >major league market.  Althought Montreal 
>is a large metro that would place close to top 10 if >it were in the 
>US, its English-speaking population - for the entire metro area - is 
>only 555,>000.  English speaking broadcasters are talking to a 
>market the size of Wichita, Kansas.

I wonder if this figure includes the people who can listen to 
Montreal stations in northern NY and VT?  I know that many people in 
these areas are Expos fans, although I doubt many Montreal area 
advertisers are really trying to reach people in Burlington, VT.
Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH