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Sources: Marlins Using Jeter's Name Without His Blessing To Elicit Interest In Buying Team

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17

The Marlins are likely using former MLBer Derek Jeter to "gin up interest in buying the baseball team," according to sources cited by Josh Kosman of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that Marlins President David Samson is "running a sales process without an investment banker, and he (or people close to hi...

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