Businessman Jim Crane has stayed out of the spotlight since the announcement that his investment group had reached a deal to buy the Houston Astros for $680 million.
Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane announced Monday that he has agreed to sell the team he has owned for 19 years to a group led by local businessman Jim Crane, the man who tried to buy the team three years ago.
Jim Crane learned persistence playing baseball in his youth.
Houston businessman Jim Crane is close to finally owning a baseball team, nearing a deal to purchase the Astros.
Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane is putting his franchise up for sale.
The Texas Rangers got approval to exit federal bankruptcy protection, an anticlimactic end to one of the most contentious sales of a professional sports team.
An investment group led by Hall of Fame pitcher and Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan won a contentious and unusual auction for the team early Thursday, beating back a nearly $600 million offer from outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
The Texas Rangers got approval Thursday to exit federal bankruptcy protection, an anticlimactic end to one of the most contentious sales of a professional sports team.