Politics makes strange bedfellows. So do sports.
Variety reports Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Mookie Betts is buying the California mansion of former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly.
The five-time Gold Glove winner batted out $7.6 million for his house, located in the celebrity-favored San Fernando Valley community of Encino. It could be coincidence, but records reveal the seller of Betts’ new home is also a famous professional sports figure. In August 2018, former NFL coach Chip Kelly — now head coach of the UCLA Bruins — and his wife Jill Cohen paid $7 million for the then-brand-new structure, which was built and sold by a local developer. Barely two years later, the couple flipped it to Betts at a $600,000 profit — all before taxes, holding costs, and any hefty realtor fees are factored into the equation.
Last month, Betts led the Dodgers to their first World Series