Dodgers' future will be fascinating theater
If previous MLB takeovers are any indication, there is much yet to decide
Major League Baseball's announcement that it would seize operating control of the Los Angeles Dodgers sets the stage for the team to be sold and for debt-stricken owner Frank McCourt to be sent packing. That's the good news.
The bad news? This might get a whole lot uglier before a final sale goes through.
Twice in the past decade, MLB has assumed some kind of control over a major league franchise. In 2009, a similarly debt-saddled Tom Hicks announced he would sell the Texas ...
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