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Thursday, September 01, 2011
A Couple Things On The Dodgers
- A $1.2 billion all-cash bid for the Dodgers comes from Bill Burke, according to Bob Timmermann the husband of LA County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, along with a consortium that includes Chinese state investors and unidentified US investors. This latter group, of course, could conceivably include anyone, so I don't take this news too seriously, but is it possible the Dodgers have a worse bidder than Jim Crane of the Astros or their present owner?
- The McCourts unloaded one of their two Holmby Hills mansions, weighing in at "only" 8,385 square feet, for a neat $6.525 million. Also, this:
Frank also dismissed as "false" the suggestion by Jamie that he had "bank accounts or other assets in China or other offshore locations that I have not disclosed."By which I take it he does. Has he ever told the truth on any financial issue?