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Pirates Fans Start Petition To Get MLB To Force Owner To Sell Team After Recent Trades

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 19 / 18

A "petition drive is under way" with the hope of lobbying MLB to force Pirates Owner Bob Nutting to "sell the team," according to the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. The drive on Change.org was "initially seeking 25,000 signatures but bumped that goal up to 50,000 by Wednesday night." More than 40,000 had ...

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