I don't know if this will ever happen, but I love the effort.
From today's Seattle Times:
The Rotary Club of Renton will sell 900 T-shirts with the words, "Renton, Future Home of the Sonics" and on the back, "Ahead of the Key, Baby!" a play on the city's slogan, "Ahead of the Curve."
Rotary officials say the shirts are designed to advance the city's bid to host the Sonics, over a bid by Bellevue business leaders and the ongoing negotiations with Seattle over an expansion of KeyArena.
The club wants to "have people recognize that this is really a serious effort," said Don Bressler, a Rotary board member. "If we had 10,000 [shirts], I think we could sell them."
The shirts will go on sale Tuesday for $10 on the Renton Chamber of Commerce Web site, gorenton.com.
A hundred of the shirts will be printed today for Rotary club members â€” with the first five going to Sonics headquarters to team honchos like Howard Schultz and Wally Walker.