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MLB Ownership Circle Express Confidence In Jeter, Say He Will Bring Success To Marlins

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 17 / 17

Prospective Marlins owner Bruce Sherman met yesterday with MLB's Ownership Committee in Chicago, beginning an approval process aimed at closing the $1.2B deal in early October. Sherman did not comment regarding the initial meeting and business partner Derek Jeter did not attend the session, due in p...

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