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Our long Nationals nightmare is over. The seemingly endless search for an owner for the Washington Nationals mercifully ended with the awarding of the team to developer Theodore Lerner.
Ted Lerner is a good choice. He is a tough, honest, reputable businessman whose company, among other ventures, built shopping malls in the Washington metropolitan area. He is a local guy. That might not be important in the sale of some sports franchises, but it was extremely important for baseball in Washington.
To read more of Tim Kurkjian's take on the Nationals' new owner, click here.