It is being reported golfer Phil Mickelson is part of an investor group who is attempting to purchase the San Diego Padres. The investor group which includes former Los Angeles Dodger owner Peter O’Malley, his two sons and two nephews.
The deal — valued at $800 million, including $200 million for a portion of the team’s equity stake in FOX Sports San Diego.
No details were revealed on how much Mickelson will contribute for his stake of the Padres, the 42-year-old lefty reportedly pocketed a whopping $48 million in winnings, endorsement and other income between May 2011 and May 2012 alone.
The only bunker he has to overcome is the MLB owners vote and then he will be the owner of the team he rooted for as a kid.
If you recall, earlier in the year Magic Johnson along with an investor group purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers. What is it about baseball that is so attractive?