…in case you were wondering.


2.4 Billion…Yeah, Billion.
April 14, 2007, 2:13 pm
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“..Triple A pitcher, Matt White, is the lucky dude who bought 50 acres from his great aunt in 2003 to help cover her nursing-home care, hoping one day to build a house there. He later found some rock — well, not just some rock, 24 million tons of highly prized rock — that sells for around $100 a ton. On paper, and in the papers, he became the “baseball billionaire.”
“…Forget for a moment the huge cost of excavating the stuff and stick to the fantasy math. White’s $2.4 billion windfall would place him 131st on the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans in 2006, $100 million ahead of Mark Cuban.”

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Hmmm…I’d better go check out those rocks in my backyard that my kids were playing with yesterday…

Comment by kat

Quick Brody, dig up that yard…

Mom

Comment by Anonymous

what was his name, i think that i am related some how, some way.

Comment by The Booters




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