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John Moores
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Entrepreneur
    (1944- )
    Born in Corpus Christi, Texas
    Founder of BMC Software
    Venture capitalist and chairman for Peregrine Systems (1981-2003)
    Owner of the San Diego Padres (1994-2009)
    He is a golf enthusiast and had a course built on his property.
    He divorced his wife of 45 years.
    He enrolled in law school with no intentions of practicing law and later dropped out of the program altogether.
    He was widely considered a cheapskate owner, refusing to spend money on payroll and scouting resources.
    When word of his divorce became public, he immediately returned back to his home state of Texas.
    He and his wife adopted twins.
    While he was considered a cheapskate, he was instrumental in the construction and financing of PETCO Park.
    He donated his time and money to various charitable causes in and around the San Diego area.
    Under his ownership, the Padres won four division titles and made a World Series appearance.
    He helped finance construction for the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston.

Credit: Ricky


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