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San Jose lawsuit at least provides some hope in putrid A’s stadium situation

Here is what you need to know:

> Talk to any veteran Oakland Athletics player, and the raw sewage backup that spilled into the O.co Coliseum clubhouses on Sunday was a long time coming.

Wait, what?[^fn1] How does a Major League Baseball stadium get so old that something like this happens? It is such a disaster that it, alone, should be enough to allow the A’s to move stadiums.

*NOTE:* Dave Schoenfield has also a [good writeup on the situation](http://espn.go.com/blog/sweetspot/post/_/id/37163/time-for-mlb-to-let-the-as-move).

[^fn1]: For more details, you can read [the Yahoo writeup](http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/raw-sewage-coliseum-forces-athletics-mariners-share-oakland-065912101.html%20)