Celebrated A-lister Tom Hanks is certainly one of America’s most cherished Hollywood talents.
He’s entertained moviegoers for many years, but regarding his own entertainment, Hanks says 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, don’t look for Tom Hanks on the sidelines.
There’s no crying in baseball, as Hanks’ character Jimmy Dugan so memorably said in ‘A League of Their Own,’ but in regards to soccer and Hanks’ beloved Raiders, apparently there is.
Appearing at a fundraiser in san francisco bay area to support local education, Hanks told attendees which 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 tall School in Oakland, that will be just five miles from where the Raiders have played their games since 1995.
While Hanks was on-hand to raise money for education, and they did to the tune of over $500,000, the celebrity also took time and energy to educate those around him on why the Raiders moving to Nevada is wrong.
‘You cannot simply take the Silver and Black, put them within an air-conditioned dome in the desert, make them use artificial change within a stone’s throw of the fountains of Caesars’ Palace, and call them the Raiders,’ Hanks opined, as report Continue reading “Bay Area Native Tom Hanks Upset Over Oakland Raiders’ Proceed to Las Vegas, Nevada”