Crack open a Boh. We could be in for a city holiday. The Banner is reporting that the Angelos family is on the cusp of selling the franchise to a group of big-money owners led by Baltimore native David Rubenstein. It would put a period on a 31-year era of Angelos ownership, which has seen just six playoff appearances and a lot of forgettable seasons. While the franchise just had its best season in years in 2023, the shadow of John Angelos — who raised blood pressure by dragging out a stadium lease process and perhaps being a little too frank in an interview with the New York Times — has loomed over the team’s future.
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