Cubs reach agreement with Ricketts: Meet the new boss…

August 22, 2009 by  

Filed:August 22nd, 2009

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I'll keep an open mind about whether they're better than the old boss. But it's official: after weeks months years of negotiations, the Tribune company has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Chicago Cubs for $845 billion to the Ricketts family, led by broker/financier Tom Ricketts.

Here's a quick snippet from the announcement:

Tom and Joe Ricketts will have management control of the joint venture as its 95 percent owner. Tribune Co. -- which owns the club, Wrigley Fie...

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