Larry Deutsch

Dan Haar: Let's Keep The Ballpark Deal Separate From The Yard Goats Ballgames

Dan Haar: Let's Keep The Ballpark Deal Separate From The Yard Goats Ballgames

At midday Wednesday, as the Yard Goats rolled out standing room-only tickets for the sold-out home opener, Arien Wilkerson did his part to undermine the launch of professional baseball in Hartford.

"I will never ever walk into the Hartford Yardgoats Stadium ever," Wilkerson wrote on his Facebook page, "til little boys in the north end stop getting killed and hartford starts to give a f---."

Wilkerson, a dancer and choreographer who grew up in the North End and started his own performance company, is not alone. All around, we hear voices from people upset over the way the $71 million-plus deal for the Yard Goats...

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