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Frank McCourt shows the disconnect

Dodgers owner speaks passionately, but it's probably not what the fans want to hear

Updated: April 28, 2011, 9:54 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

In seven years as owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Frank McCourt has never been as real and raw as he was standing outside an office building in New York on Wednesday, fighting to hold on to his team until what promises to be a bitter end.

For 45 minutes, he spoke with the honesty and passion Dodgers fans have waited seven years to hear. From the heart, without talking points or crisis management consultants, and revealing, after all these years, how he truly sees the Dodgers.

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