Baseball's Uber-Woman Mentors the Rookies
When Jamie McCourt was 9 years old, she came home one day and told her mother she was going to buy a baseball team. Forty-one years later, the tomboy who dragged her father to Baltimore Orioles games had partly made good on her promise. In 2004, McCourt and her husband, Frank, a commercial real estate developer, bought the Los Angeles Dodgers. Now vice-chairman and president of the club, McCourt is responsible for executing her husband's long-term vision for the franchise. As such, she is the highest-ranking woman in Major League Baseball.
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