August 27, 2015
CHICAGO (AP) - Major League baseball owners have unanimously
approved the sale of the Chicago Cubs from Tribune Co. to the Ricketts family.
The vote was made during a conference call Tuesday.
Tom Ricketts, who has headed the sale for his family, could take day-to-day control of the Cubs by the end of the month.
Commissioner Bud Selig says the Ricketts family will be" great owners and custodians of the Chicago Cubs."
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