New York Yankee Legend Derek Jeter, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Team Up To Bid On Miami Marlins Franchise
By Chris Cwik, Big League Stew // April 20, 2017
Both Men Are competing against New York financier Wayne Rothbaum
ABOVE VIDEO: The two men were once rivals in the bid to buy the team.
FLORIDA – Two famous men from very different backgrounds are reportedly coming together in an attempt to buy the Miami Marlins.
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is teaming up with former Florida governor Jeb Bush in an attempt to purchase the franchise, according to the Miami Herald.
Jeter and Bush had previously been mentioned as suitors for the franchise, but had pursued the Marlins separately until now.
Together, they’ll join forces in an attempt to compete against Wayne Rothbaum, a New York financier, according to the Herald.
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has made it no secret he’s willing to sell the franchise. Reports emerged in December that he’s looking for $1.7 billion for the team. If he receives that price, it’s believed he’ll sell.
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