Chuck Greenberg > Tom Hicks. Texas Rangers = Texas Rangers?
Lots of positives on the sale of your Texas Rangers from Tom Hicks to Pittsburgh sports attorney Chuck Greenberg.
*First and foremost, Hicks will be a minority voice, but one with zero say on trading, hiring, firing or signing players, coaches or employees.
*Nolan Ryan remains the face of the franchise, with the final authority on baseball decisions.
*Greenberg promises to spend money. "We will have money in the budget. Money will not stop us."
*Greenberg will serve as managing partner CEO, leaving the baseball to baseball people. "I will not interject myself into the baseball operations."
*By the way, Greenberg's first partner last winter was former Dallas Mavericks minority owner David McDavid. If that name rings a bell, it should.
*On the Rangers' off-season radar: Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Jermaine Dye. Wow.
Thumbs up. I've heard enough.
Still, will a different owner equate to different results in Arlington?
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