Los Angeles Business Journal

Padres to Be Sold to Beer Distributor Fowler, O’Malley Kin

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

John Moores has signed an agreement to sell the San Diego Padres to a group headed by California beer distributor owner Ron Fowler. The group includes the family of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley and golfer Phil Mickelson. Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports that the purchase price of $800 million would include a 21 percent stake in the regional sports network Fox Sports San Diego.