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The Man who Turned the Indians Into a Winning Franchise

Published by on June 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

It has been a long time since I have contributed to this site; I've been busy with work and school.  But I have run across a headline that I knew I had to write about and share my thoughts.  The headline involved former Cleveland Indians owner and multi-millionaire, Dick Jacobs.

Dick Jacobs passed away on Friday, and I knew it would be inappropriate not to mention his legacy in the city of Cleveland.

Mr. Jacobs bought the Indians in 1986 when they were the laughing-stock of baseball, media, and movies.

Before the Indians, Jacobs was a businessman who built and renovated buildings; he loved to make things that could last and be seen and touched.

When he bought the Indians, he got rid ...

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