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Citi Field should be named for public after bailout: Pols

By Jeremy Walsh

After financial giant Citigroup accepted a $351 billion bailout package from the federal government, two Staten Island city councilmen floated some ideas last week about how the New York Mets’ new ballpark in Queens should reflect the banking institution’s reversal of fortunes.

Councilmen Vincent Ignizio (R−Staten Island) and Minority Leader James Oddo (R−Staten Island) called on the Mets and the city to change the name of Citi Field to Citi⁄Taxpayer Field.

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