Miami Marlins from current owner Jeffrey Loria. Those reports remain unconfirmed by the league and team.by Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush had won bidding for the right to purchase the
Still, that hasn't stopped Twitter from reacting with delight at the idea of Loria being ousted from ownership.
Here are some of the best tweets we've seen, beginning with this gem:
JETER: "As new owner of the Marlins, I retroactively forfeit the 2003 World Series. I'll now award the trophy to the Yankees captain: me"— Joseph Flynn (@ChinaJoeFlynn) April 25, 2017
The day the Marlins are sold out from underneath Loria and Samson, the state of Florida should declare a holiday.— Maury Brown (@BizballMaury) April 25, 2017
If nothing else, this sale will be great for memes.