Miami Marlins owner Jeffery Loria has rejected overtures in the past few months, from at least half a dozen interested investors, to buy the team from Loria. The most famous of these of those interested investors would be former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush. Bush was the Governor of Florida from 1999-2007.

This is from Barry Jackson, of the Miami Herald:

According to a source, Bush made a “large offer” to buy the team this offseason, but Loria told him he’s not selling. A second source said Bush had put together a group of wealthy investors, with Venezuelan media mogul Gustavo Cisneros among possibilities mentioned. Cisneros declined to discuss the Marlins in an e-mail.

When approached about the Marlins situation, Bush refused to discuss the matter or confirm whether he would have been Marlins CEO and managing partner if Loria had agreed to sell. That is the same position that his brother and former U.S. President, George W. Bush, held when he co-owned the Texas Rangers before he was elected President.