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Billy Beane to sell longtime Danville home

Original post made on Jun 22, 2013

Billy Beane, the Oakland Athletics general manager made famous by the book and movie "Moneyball," recently put his Danville home on the market. Beane is asking $1.895 million for his Magee Ranch home.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 21, 2013, 12:53 PM

Comments

Posted by Hmm, a resident of Danville
on Jun 22, 2013 at 6:31 am

Hmm... Is this really Danville news? Looks like it should belong in the real estate section... Unless it's news that more folks are leaving Danville and putting up their homes for sale? :)


Posted by Neighbor, a resident of Danville
on Jun 22, 2013 at 7:54 am

Sorry to see them leaving the neighborhood. Are they relocating in Danville?


Posted by cardinal, a resident of Diablo
on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:39 am

He's operating from 'an undisclosed location.'


Posted by Jrenee, a resident of Danville
on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:45 am

They purchased a BIG 'condo' in New York - Manhattan I believe - I saw his wife on one of HGTV's shows.

Of course, this is a great way to help sell their home in Danville.


Posted by Louise, a resident of Danville
on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:52 am

It doesn't matter who he is really unless there are those who get a thrill looking at or owning a house once owned by a quasi-celebrity. Where he lives is more important and if the property is well priced. Hopefully the seller will disclosure the new subdvision going in up the street off Diablo that will impact the traffic for this property too.


Posted by Citizen Paine, a resident of Danville
on Jun 22, 2013 at 9:06 am

Jrenee: did 'his wife' have long, straight, hipster black hair? If so, that story was about the Bob Melvins.

Otherwise, Brian Cashman Web Link, you now have the right to be nervous.


Posted by Chrissy, a resident of Danville
on Jun 22, 2013 at 4:47 pm

Please tell me that's bad staging furniture. Horrible taste. Ugh.


Posted by Lisa, a resident of Danville
on Jun 22, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Based on the above comments, especially Chrissy's 'bad staging' remark, I feel like leaving Danville too....


Posted by Mike, a resident of Danville
on Jun 24, 2013 at 10:17 am

It's a real estate ad disguised as news.


Posted by spcwt, a resident of Danville
on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm

Its status went to "sale pending" after being on the market for just 3 days, even with the ugly furniture.

A decent house in Danville still attracts attention.