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Jackson's group offered $25M more than accepted offer

Updated: February 10, 2005, 11:52 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Reggie Jackson is frustrated that his offer to buy the Oakland Athletics was not accepted even though his group was willing to pay $25 million more than Los Angeles real estate developer Lewis Wolff for the franchise.

"I'm still disappointed. I'm still hung over from it emotionally," Jackson said in a phone interview Thursday night. "I started my career in Oakland, I still own a home there, they just retired my number this past season. It's a special place."

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