However, the detested 72-year-old owner rejected Bush's pitch, claiming that the Marlins aren't for sale and insisting that he "loves" owning the team.
Even though Bush has declined to comment on the story, Herald sources claim that he was hoping to become the Marlins' CEO and managing partner in this project.
It is also reported that to get it done, he assembled a group of wealthy investors that included Venezuelan media mogul, Gustavo Cisneros.
As many may recall, George W. Bush not only co-owned the Texas Rangers (1988-1998), but also served as managing partner before being elected president.
After serving as FL governor from 1999 to 2007, Jeb remains a beloved and respected member of the South Florida community. He's currently involved with an education advocacy group and remains active on the political scene.
Is little brother trying to follow in big brother's footsteps and wouldn't the Marlins be better off under new management?
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