MLB Takes Over LA Dodgers Operations From Team Owner

Law360, New York (April 20, 2011, 8:52 PM EDT) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Wednesday that he will appoint a trustee to manage the Los Angeles Dodgers' operations, citing club owner Frank H. McCourt's handling of team finances.

In taking over control of the team, Selig is considering invoking a power to force the sale of the Dodgers on McCourt's behalf, the New York Times reported Wednesday. Selig informed McCourt that he will appoint a representative to take control of the Dodgers in the next several days, according to the announcement.

McCourt bought the...
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