Johnson would be the face of a high-powered ownership group that would include Stan Kasten, the former president of the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, and Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a financial services firm that controls over $125 billion in assets. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and New York, with an office in Los Angeles.
There is a tremendous amount still to be sorted out regarding approved Dodger bids. But it’s hard to imagine a more ideal, committed and dynamic locally loved new face of the franchise than Magic. Not to mention the fact that he is smart enough to align himself with a two-time MLB front office vet and a guy with Carl Sagan scale billions.
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