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    Baylor To Get Largest Donation in it's History

    From former Astros owner. Someday our Prince will come

    Former Astros owner Drayton McLane to give historic donation to Baylor
    Baylor University will announce today that former Astros owner Drayton McLane is making the largest financial gift in school history. That gift will be earmarked for the new 50,000-seat, on-campus football stadium.


    Former Astros owner Drayton McLane to give historic donation to Baylor | Sports Update | a Chron.com blog


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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    will they bring the tarp along to the new stadium though?



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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    $300M. Wow.

    Of course it will look like Carver Hawkeye where all the fans look like empty seats.


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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Jesus Tapdancing ******!

    That will be the most expensive half empty stadium ever.


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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Most expensive toilet seat stadium ever. Congrats BayLOL.





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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    $300M. Wow.

    Of course it will look like Carver Hawkeye where all the fans look like empty seats.
    300 Million? That's like 6000 a seat, or a million dollars a paid ticket!



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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Anyone see Fake Dan Beebee's tweet on this? Hilarious.

    "Baylor's new stadium renderings have a beautiful stadium filled with fans. Not sticklers for accuracy in Waco, I guess."


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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Most expensive toilet seat stadium ever. Congrats BayLOL.

    Are you telling me that every seat in the stadium will be it's own toilet seat?

    Now that's pooping in style!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    Anyone see Fake Dan Beebee's tweet on this? Hilarious.

    "Baylor's new stadium renderings have a beautiful stadium filled with fans. Not sticklers for accuracy in Waco, I guess."

    They should get some cardboard cutouts for their end zone seats. That would make it pop!


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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Too bad ISU can't get a gift that big, we could do something cool that would actually get used.



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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Quote Originally Posted by CYVADER View Post
    will they bring the tarp along to the new stadium though?
    Yep, it's making the trip:






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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    This has to be the largest donation not only in Baylors history, but possibly the entire B12.

    You'd think UT had some big hitters.


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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    They will burn through that money fast!


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    Re: Baylor To Get Largest Donation in History

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    You forget about Boone?
    Yes but his was "only" $150MM and I believed tied to the stock of his company...


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    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    You forget about Boone?
    His total contributions to OSU come to over $400 million.





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