Ray Kroc bought the San Diego Padres in January, 1974. C. Arnholt Smith attempted to call the deal off when he and his lawyers learned that the IRS was interested
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Baseball Business and Winter Meetings Trivia – April 1st, 2020 – C. Arnholt Smith, the San Diego Padres 1973/1974
Facing legal troubles from what was referred to, at the time, as the "biggest bank failure in U.S. history," C. Arnholt Smith sold the San Diego Padres to what Chicago-born