Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 4/7/12

Frank McCourt is one of the biggest s***heads MLB has ever seen, but you won’t be able to tell based on the words of the soon-to-be new team owners. As part of the Guggenheim Baseball purchase agreement, the new team owners are swearing to silence.

As LBS contributor Alan Hull pointed out to us, the purchase agreement “includes a non-disparagement clause, preventing the purchaser from engaging in conduct or making statements disparaging to outgoing owner Frank McCourt, his family or associates.”

That means even though Frank McCourt spent millions of dollars on eight personal homes, haircuts, expensive dinners, and Russians to channel positive energy to the team, the new owners can’t say anything about it. They can’t talk about the way the McCourts jacked up all prices and dismantled the franchise. Nope, that will all be forgotten because of the purchase agreement. But luckily you have us, and our archives, to remind you what a scumbag Frank McCourt is.

And even though Magic Johnson will be silenced, at least we have a picture worth a thousand words.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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