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Miami Herald: Jeb Bush tried to buy the Marlins

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February

Our friends at the Miami Herald have this surprising report:

Owner Jeffrey Loria, in recent months, has rejected overtures from a half dozen people who expressed interest in buying the Marlins, including one of South Florida’s most famous residents: Former Florida governor Jeb Bush.

According to a source, Bush made a “large offer” to buy the team this offseason, but Loria told him he’s not selling. A second source said Bush had put together a group of wealthy investors, with Venezuelan media mogul Gustavo Cisneros among possibilities mentioned.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:01pm]

    

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