George W. Bush

Early Career

When did Bush become intimately involved with major league baseball?

In 1989, Bush became part owner of the Texas Rangers, a major league baseball team. He served as managing general partner of the team for several years. He attended games regularly, but sat with the regular fans, not far removed in boxes like some owners. He sold his shares of the team in 1998 for $15 million, a nice profit from his initial investment of less than $1 million.


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