MLB Owners Likely To Vote On Transfer Of Indians' Control Exec
Published January 10, 2013
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MLB owners meeting today in Paradise Valley, Ariz., will likely vote on a transfer of the status of the Indians' designated control exec from team Owner Larry Dolan to his son, Paul, the club's Chair & CEO. The largely seamless transfer, part of a long-planned transition in the Dolan family's oversight of the club, was originally pegged to occur in late '10, but had been delayed. MLB requires each team to have a designated control exec that is directly accountable to MLB for club operations and compliance to league rules.
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The shift to the younger Dolan will be baseball's sixth change in team designated control execs since early '11, following switches with the Giants, Astros, Rangers, Dodgers and Padres.