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January 26, 2011 //

Jan. 26, 2011

Phillies fans are well aware of Jimmy Rollins’ exploits on the field, but most probably don’t know that he’s been quietly paving the way for a post-baseball career as a music mogul. The all-star shortstop gave a tutorial Tuesday to 150 students at the Fox School of Business. Rollins, CEO of the Jimmy Rollins Entertainment Group, owns 5 percent of the publishing rights to Justin Bieber’s “Eenie Meenie” and received platinum records to mark 1 million units sold. “Music is American history,” he said. “It’s not gonna go in the books, but it’s gonna be in our hearts, our memories. It’s gonna capture that moment. So if I can own a piece of that, that would be great.”

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