Derek Jeter Just Teamed With This Unlikely Republican to Purchase the Miami Marlins

Derek Jeter Just Teamed With This Unlikely Republican to Purchase the Miami Marlins
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The Miami Marlins might have some famous new owners.

According to Bloomberg's Scott Soshnick, the group led by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and former Florida governor and presidential hopeful Jeb Bush have won the bidding for the Marlins:

A group led by former Florida governor Jeb Bush and former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter have won the auction for the Miami Marlins baseball team, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

The person requested anonymity because the sale contract hasn't been signed. The person declined to say how much the group paid for the team, which is owned by New York art dealer Jeff Loria.

This report has yet to be confirmed by any of the parties involved. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, however, did confirm -- and noted the agreed upon price is $1.3 billion:
 
 Source: CBS Sports

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