Chuck Greenberg, an owner of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and State College Spikes, is one of the two groups left in the running to buy the Texas Rangers.
Chuck Greenberg, Chairman & Managing Partner of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and State College Spikes and one of the good guys in the sports world, is one of the two groups left in the running to buy the Texas Rangers, according to MLB.com.
Greenberg, a sports attorney who was also instrumental in the construction of a new arena in Pittsburgh for the Penguins, has put together an ownership group that includes many investors from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. His competition for the Rangers: Houston business Jim Crane.
Greenberg entered the baseball world in October 2001 with the purchase of the Altoona Curve (Class AA; Eastern League). After adding Myrtle Beach and State College, Greenberg sold the Curve before the 2009 season. He is the Carolina League's representative on the Minor League Baseball Board of Trustees, a position he was elected to in December 2007. He is also on the Board of Directors of the newly-formed Baseball Internet Rights Company (BIRCO), which holds the digital rights of its member Minor League Baseball clubs and leagues.
A decision on the future of the Rangers is expected by Dec. 15.
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