What not to do
A guide on actions the Ricketts family should avoid as new Cubs owners
To: The Ricketts family, soon-to-be owners of the Chicago Cubs.
From: Someone who wishes he had about $800 million to buy a major league team.
Re: Don't screw this up.
Once the bankruptcy court signs off on the deal, and the check clears, and the other MLB owners approve the purchase, you'll own 95 percent of a franchise that is working on its second 100-year rebuilding plan. Congratulations.
But just because you're fabulously rich, or because one of you ...
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