There’s a lot of synergy happening in So Cal at the moment. It seems Lakers legend Magic Johnson has convinced his investment team to make a $2 billion offer for the L.A. Dodgers. And, according to reports, the team said yes!
The announcement was made Tuesday night after months of speculation. As we mentioned earlier, previous owner Frank McCourt had a tough time keeping his finances together, ultimately putting the team up for sale last fall.
Johnson, it seems, made the winning bid, adding the Dodgers to his growing roster of businesses (which include movie theaters and hamburger chains). And the boys in blue seem very excited to meet their new boss.
“I think that’s tight, man,” center fielder Matt Kemp said. “For Magic to be one of our owners. He knows what the Dodgers mean to L.A. Of course, Magic is real important to L.A. and the fans love him, so to get him to be a part of the Dodgers organization is a very good thing for us, and I think this it’s a pretty good day for the Dodgers.”
By Michael Lopez