MLB Owners Approve Sale of Cubs

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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."