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Saturday, March 31, 2012
Will Magic Johnson End the Dodger Blues?
If you and your pals have a few billion dollars sitting around, and you need an investment tax write off, why not go and buy yourself a major league baseball team? That's what Magic Johnson and some of his buddies did, and the Los Angeles Dodger faithful are signing his praises...for now. Even Dodgers star Matt Kemp showed his enthusiasm when he tweeted: "Good day 4 the @dodgers! The great @magicjohnson is the new owner!! Let's start a dynasty baby!!''
MVP Runner-up Matt Kemp is fired up about a new owner
Johnson - along with MLB/NBA executive Stan Kasten, entertainment mogul Peter Guber and the financing help of Mark Walter, CEO of Guggenheim Partners - agreed to purchase the Dodgers from beleaguered owner Frank McCourt for the record price of $2.15 billion, a price which includes the Chavez Ravine parking lots. The Dodger franchise, which has been suffering under the ownership of McCourt...