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Odell Beckham, Jr. Buys In to MLP

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. has bought into the Major League Pickleball expansion franchise, the DC Pickleball Team.

OBJ isn't the only famous owner of the team. Al Tylis, Sam Porter, Eva Longoria, Justin Verlander, Mesut Özil, Kate Upton, Shawn Marion, and Rip Hamilton are all part of the ownership group.

Beckham is joined by quite a few other famous players from across the professional sports universe who have invested in 2023 MLP teams, including Patrick Mahomes, Naomi Osaka, Nick Kyrgios, Devin Booker, Jeremy Lin, Larry Fitzgerald, Justin Verlander, Mesut Özil, and Chris Evert.

MLP Schedule

The stops for 2023 Major League Pickleball seasons include:

Jan. 26-29 – Mesa, AZ – Legacy Sports USA
March 23-26 – Daytona Beach, FL – Pictona at Holly Hill
June 15-18 – San Clemente, CA – Life Time Rancho San Clemente
           - Season One Championship: Monday night, June 19

Read Next: MLP Releases Massive List of New Team Owners and Challenger Level Rosters

Sept. 21-24 – Atlanta, GA – Life Time Peachtree Corners
Nov. 2-5 – La Quinta, CA – La Quinta Resort & Club
Dec. 7-10 – San Clemente, CA – Life Time Rancho San Clemente
       - Season Two Championship: Monday night, December 11

Following season one, the team rosters will be cleared. All 12 teams from the Challenger Level will move to the Premier Level for season two.

The league will hold another draft in July to set new rosters for season two. Rosters will clear again following the season two championship.

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