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    Quote Originally Posted by Kubrick View Post
    How the **** did the Angels end up with Moreno and our last two owners have been Fox and McCourt(financed by Fox)? Unbelievable.
    Because McCourt's purchase of the Dodgers was approved by the same man now seizing control... Bud Selig. Even though Selig knew McCourt had no money of his own.

    Somebody buy that trash - the entire McCourt family - one way tickets out of here since they obviously can't afford their own... in the immortal words of Marcellus Wallace, "YOU'VE LOST YOUR L.A. PRIVILEGES"
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    Quote Originally Posted by doctordestructo View Post
    Because McCourt's purchase of the Dodgers was approved by the same man now seizing control... Bud Selig. Even though Selig knew McCourt had no money of his own.

    Somebody buy that trash - the entire McCourt family - one way tickets out of here since they obviously can't afford their own... in the immortal words of Marcellus Wallace, "YOU'VE LOST YOUR L.A. PRIVILEGES"
    What happens when the new owner claims keeping two teams in the LA market is not financially viable in the current economic climate, so he moves the team to Nevada?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kubrick View Post
    What happens when the new owner claims keeping two teams in the LA market is not financially viable in the current economic climate, so he moves the team to Nevada?
    I seriously doubt that will happen. Dodgers, even during terrible years, still ranked in the top 10 in attendance and keep breaking attendance records. McCourt really screwed up the finances...

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    Did AEG ever make a bid for the Dodgers when they were on sale in 2003?

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    Steve Soboroff defends Dodgers owner: "We need more people like Frank McCourt" - latimes.com
    Soboroff, hired as the Dodgers' vice chairman on Tuesday, calls Commissioner Bud Selig's decision to take over team "irresponsible" and says McCourt is not too financially strapped to operate the team.

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    Dodgers: Fans surprised but optimistic after MLB takes control of Dodgers - latimes.com
    At Dodger Stadium, fans say Commissioner Bud Selig's decision is a step in the right direction for the franchise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toothless View Post
    It's like the MLB version of the Phoenix Coyotes!
    It's also like the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals Part Deaux!
    I AM THE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kubrick View Post
    What happens when the new owner claims keeping two teams in the LA market is not financially viable in the current economic climate, so he moves the team to Nevada?
    Dodgers aren't going anywhere.

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    Haha that guy is full of it, so I'm guessing the 200 million loan that McCourt was seeking was to buy another mansion or two?

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