Jamie and Frank McCourt have spent the past two years fighting over their most valuable possession, the Los Angeles Dodgers. While divorce court proceedings have revealed the McCourt’s lavish lifestyles, including a hairdresser on a $100,000 a year retainer, the Dodgers are being run by Major League Baseball. This week, the Dodgers filed for bankruptcy as Frank McCourt tries to avoid losing his team altogether. To Bill Littlefield, these events seem worth of rhyme.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are in a financial mess. Now MLB Commissioner Bud Selig has decided the league will take over day-to-day operations of the team, in order to save it. Bill talks to several baseball analysts about the state of the Dodgers and what’s next for the organization.