The five reasons why San Diego pro sports teams are perennial losers. Taxes play a big part in this tradition.
The five reasons why San Diego pro sports teams are perennial losers — in the past, present and particularly in the future. Taxes play a big part in this tradition.
San Diego is a great place toplayoutdoor sports — terrific weather, low humidity, little rain (let alone snow) and no wind. But for a star professional athlete making big bucks, economically San Diego is a bad choice. And recently it’s been getting worse.
To be fair, our city’s loser tradition dates back generations. Wikipedia lists only one major league championship in San Diego’s history — in 1994 the Chargers won the AFC Championship, putting the team in the Super Bowl (where the San Francisco 49′s kicked their butts, final score: 49-26). No other significant American city has as few championships over the years.
Pro teams have figured out that… Read More