David Samson

Mattingly Says Jeter Would Be Good Owner For Marlins

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly says Derek Jeter, his successor as captain of the New York Yankees, has "always talked about" owning a major league team one day.

Mattingly was asked before Miami's game at the Washington Nationals on Wednesday about a report on FoxBusiness.com that said Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush were among those who could try to buy the Marlins from Jeffrey Loria.

Marlins President David Samson said in February that multiple groups were interested in purchasing the club.

Mattingly said he is "sure" Jeter would be a good owner, because he "pretty much seems to be good at everything that he tries to do."...

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