Blame MLB, too, for the Dodgers mess

The owners should have known better than to allow the McCourts into the league

Originally Published: April 21, 2011
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

This isn't a column about 20-20 hindsight. It's about foresight -- and how Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig and 29 owners wore eye patches the day of Jan. 29, 2004.

That's the day the owners, with Selig's blessings, unanimously approved the sale of the once-proud Los Angeles Dodgers to the overleveraged and underwhelming Frank and Jamie McCourt. The McCourts had as much business buying an MLB ballclub as Charlie Sheen has buying the Christian Broadcasting Network.

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