Report: Former Indians minority owner almost bought the team, but took over Kansas City Royals instead

Report: Former Indians minority owner almost bought the team, but took over Kansas City Royals instead
New Kansas City Royals owner John Sherman makes a brief statement to reporters after a baseball owners meeting in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (Source: LM Otero)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Before buying the Kansas City Royals, former Indians minority owner John Sherman was set to take over as controlling owner for the Indians, according to Sam Mellinger, of the Kansas City Star.

Mellinger said Sherman had an agreement to take over the Indians, but he gave that up to buy the Royals.

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