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Baltimore Orioles It hired Goldman Sachs to “assess the prospects of selling the team,” according to The Athletic.
The team is not officially up for sale, but The future of team ownership The current ownership is certainly in limbo given the drama within the group.
Owner Peter Angelos’ son Louis Angelos filed suit in June against his brother and mother, John and Georgia, to force the sale of the team.
Louis argued in his suit that John sought to “seize control of his father’s property and put him out completely”, the suit says.
“The corrupting effect of John’s actions has been utterly disheartening [Louis] Angelos’ intentions,” suit added, “John intends to retain complete control over the Orioles—to manage, sell or, if he chooses, to move to Tennessee. [where he has a home and where his wife’s career is headquartered] – Without answering anyone.”
The suit also states that Georgia intends to sell the team when her ailing husband dies.
However, John recently called O’s will “living in baltimore … as long as Fort McHenry is keeping an eye on the Inner Harbor.”
Georgia added that “Any suggestion that Peter, John, or I will find out whether to move the club is false and intentionally divisive.”
a move unlikely, especially considering Maryland’s Legislature Pledges $1.2 Billion To improve Camden Yards.
Until after Peter’s death, the team would not even be put up for sale, if it is at all. The Angelos family would have to pay a larger amount in taxes if the sale were to take place before that. Georgia is in line to take full control of the team tax-free.
citizens of Washington Expected to be sold out in winter, while Los Angeles Angels may also hit the market soon.
The Orioles have played in Baltimore since 1954.