YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsDodgers

Magic Johnson wrote $50-million check to be part of Dodgers

September 18, 2012|By Houston Mitchell

"I wrote a $50-million check," Johnson tells interviewer Joe Frankel. "The largest check in my life."

Johnson goes on to talk about how he learned the value of hard work and to respect money.

"I saw my dad go to work every day at General Motors and on his trash-hauling truck. And I understood how he valued every dollar."

Did Magic ever have second thoughts? "Only when I had to tell my wife. I said, 'Honey, sit down....'

You can watch an excerpt from the interview above.


Matt Kemp tries to have an impact even with hits scarce

Dodgers left game back of Cardinals for wild-card after 5-2 loss

Luis Cruz is the Dodgers' feel-good story that just keeps going

Los Angeles Times Articles