Lynn Zinser really lets it rip at the New York Times' Bats blog:
O.K., let’s see if we’ve got this straight. As Los Angeles Dodgers owner, Frank McCourt turned a storied franchise into a ridiculous melodrama centered on his dissolving marriage, alienated its loyal fans, let the iconic stadium languish, arguably turned a blind eye to the darkness gathering in Chavez Ravine’s parking lots, oversaw the whole Mannywood fiasco, ran up debt like a spoiled teenager with a parent’s platinum card, angered nearly everyone in Major League Baseball by being arrogant about it and then just escaped bankruptcy by selling the team for more than $2 billion.
Did ya catch that Harry Caray reference at the end? Clever New York Times...
Watch the video above for more Harry Caray fun, this time from Saturday Night Live.
In any case, Zinser makes a good point. Frank McCourt alienated nearly the entire city of Los Angeles and forced everyone watch...well, some craziness with one of the true iconic sports franchises. And he gets the huge payday. And a piece of the parking lots!