On November 4, 1999 — Larry Dolan agrees to buy the Cleveland Indians from Richard Jacobs for $320 million. The sale is subject to approval by major league owners. If approved, the deal will be a record for a baseball franchise. The O’Malley family sold the Dodgers to the FOX division of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation for $311 million in 1998.
Subscribe to This Day In Baseball
This Day In Baseball on Patreon
Own this Day and Be Part of Baseball History