Art Modell with Mayor Ralph Perk, 1975


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Art Modell with Mayor Ralph Perk, 1975

Art Modell took over management of the aging Municipal Stadium in in the early 1970s, seemingly offering the city government a great savings but also robbing it of significant revenues. Modell helped drive the Indians away from Municipal Stadium by refusing to give the team any of the proceeds from the deluxe loges he built in the old stadium in the 1970s.


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