One of the people confirmed a Los Angeles Times report that Stan Kroenke was involved in the bidding. Kroenke already controls the NFL’s St. Louis Rams.
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The retired manager takes over as league’s VP of Baseball Operations.
After getting 31 of 32 first-place votes, Votto thanked Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, who gave Albert Pujols his first-place vote.