Frank McCourt fought for two years to maintain control of one of baseball's most prized and storied franchises, but the McCourt era is nearing and end after the team owner reached an agreement Tuesday night with Major League Baseball.
Dodgers: The Changeup
So, what's next for the Los Angeles Dodgers?
The McCourt-Major League Baseball dispute might start winding down as the two enter a "court supervised process'' to sell the team and its media rights. As with all proceedings in the team's ownership saga, that's probably going to be another lengthy legal process.
The Blackstone Group LP will manage the sale, which could include Dodger Stadium and the surrounding parking lots. In a statement, the team and MLB said the process will be conducted "in a manner to realize maximum value for the Dodgers an their owner."
The agreement came just before a showdown in bankruptcy court scheduled for later this month. The Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in June.
The real question among Dodg...