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Sources: Jeb Bush, Jeter Still Working To Raise Money To Finance Marlins Purchase

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 17

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is "still working to raise" the cash needed to cover the $1.3B asking price for the Marlins, an amount "agreed to by both" current Owner Jeffrey Loria and a Bush-led investment group, according to sources cited by Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. A source in conta...

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