Rams fans throw out unwanted jerseys after team announces move to L.A.

ST. LOUIS -- The NFL is abandoning St. Louis again, and this time, fans and even the mayor have no interest in trying to bring pro football back.

KTVI reports fans have been throwing out unwanted jerseys and other team gear.

One jersey hanging on a fence had a message written on it: "Take this with you. Don't come back."

Other jerseys were simply cast aside and thrown out.

An autographed jersey, allegedly signed by Hall of Fame member Jerome Bettis, was also left behind.

League owners voted Tuesday to allow the Rams to move to Los Angeles starting next season. It means that St. Louis is losing a team for the second time in three decades. The Cardinals abandoned St. Louis for Arizona in 1987.

A governor-appointed task force had developed plans for a $1 billion riverfront stadium in St. Louis. The league determined the plan was inadequate, opening the way for the Rams' move.

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said Wednesday that he has "no appetite" for seeking another NFL team, based on what he called the dishonest way St. Louis was dealt with over the stadium issue.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.