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Cubs' Ricketts Expounds On What Family Is Looking For In Minority Investor Hunt
Published April 11, 2014
MORE THE MERRIER: In Chicago, Phil Rosenthal wrote he cannot figure out why "anyone cares if the Ricketts family takes on minority shareholders" for the Cubs. Rosenthal: "Why wouldn't they? ... It's practically free money, and it's not as though the family must give up any real control of the team or its assets. Minority shareholders don't have a voice." Assuming the franchise "follows through on its plan" to start the renovations and build-out of Wrigley when this season is over, it "wouldn't hurt to have some extra money lying around" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 4/9).