Don Mattingly

Derek Jeter, your new Miami Marlins co-owner

Derek Jeter, your new Miami Marlins co-owner

Derek Jeter was the last captain of the New York Yankees. Now he’ll lead the effort to beat them to a World Series championship.

Jeter is the headline name in a group that has reached an agreement to buy the Miami Marlins for $1.2 billion, the Miami Herald reported Friday.

Michael Jordan is one of the investors in the group, the Herald said.

The sale must be vetted by Major League Baseball and approved by the league’s owners.

In 2012, when Magic Johnson invested $50 million into the Guggenheim Baseball purchase of the Dodgers, Johnson did not become involved in...

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