It’s taking three banks to help Tom Ricketts finance his purchase of the Cubs.
Think about that for a second. Not one, not two, but three banks. That’s some kind of coin.
The Cubs’ price tag is $900 million. Ricketts needs $450 million to close the deal–that’s where the three banks come in.
What can’t you buy for $450 million? Seriously.
Here’s a better question. What can the Cubs afford to buy at the trade deadline?