Joe Torre quits MLB job to attempt to buy Los Angeles Dodgers - ESPN Los Angeles

There seems to be a pretty stong group of bidders now.

  • Joe Torre (group includes former Dodgers manager and real estate developer Rick Caruso)
  • Magic Johnson (group includes Lakers legend, Guggenheim Baseball Management and baseball executive Stan Kasten)
  • Steve Garvey, Orel Hershiser (group includes former Dodgers stars and Joey Herrick of Natural Balance Pet Foods)
  • Larry King (group includes talk show host, White Sox special assistant Dennis Gilbert and Jason Reese of Imperial Capital)
  • Fred Claire (group includes former Dodgers general manager, A's president Andy Dolich and former Dodgers batboy Ben Hwang, who brought in the financial backers)
  • Peter O'Malley
  • Mark Cuban