Bay Region Native Tom Hanks Upset Over Oakland Raiders’ Proceed to Las Vegas

Bay Region Native Tom Hanks Upset Over Oakland Raiders’ Proceed to Las Vegas

Celebrated A-lister Tom Hanks is certainly one of America’s most cherished Hollywood talents.

He’s entertained moviegoers for decades, but in terms of his own entertainment, Hanks states he won’t be tuning in for Raiders football games when the franchise relocates to Las Vegas.

Once the Oakland Raiders relocate to Las Vegas, expected to take place in 2020, do not look for Tom Hanks in the sidelines.

There is no crying in baseball, as Hanks’ character Jimmy Dugan so memorably stated in ‘A League of these Own,’ but with regards to soccer and Hanks’ beloved Raiders, apparently there was.

Appearing at a fundraiser in San Francisco to help local education, Hanks told attendees that he’s going on a two-year moratorium from viewing the NFL after the Raiders jump town for las vegas. Raised and born in the Bay Area, Hanks attended Skyline High School in Oakland, which will be simply five miles from where the Raiders have actually played their games since 1995.

While Hanks was on-hand to raise money for education, in addition they did to the tune of over $500,000, the celebrity also took time for you to educate those around him on why the Raiders moving to Nevada is wrong.

‘You cannot simply take the Silver and Ebony, put them within an air-conditioned dome in the desert, make them use artificial change within a stone’s throw for the fountains of Caesars’ Palace, and call them the Raiders,’ Hanks opined, as Continue reading “Bay Region Native Tom Hanks Upset Over Oakland Raiders’ Proceed to Las Vegas”