Under new ownership

Ricketts promise bottom line is winning World Series

Updated: January 17, 2010, 12:26 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

The sight itself was stirring enough to make a ballroom full of Cubs fans dumbstruck.

Real live owners of the team, sitting in front of them -- practically close enough to touch -- prepared to take their questions.

The fact that they appear to be quite normal -- accomplished and fabulously wealthy as they are -- and reasonable, as well as Cubs fans themselves who once lived near Wrigley, sat in the bleachers and suffered lord knows what sort of indignities made it that ...

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