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Bud Selig and Hank Aaron talk about the state of the world today

CNBC - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is amazed at how politics has become so controversial this year. "Yeah, I would say this year has been quite different," he said.

Bud Selig receives lifetime achievement award from SportsBusiness Journal: Slideshow

Milwaukee Business Journal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Former Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was honored this week with a lifetime achievement award from the SportsBusiness Journal.

TML: This is what Selig called parity - ‎15 hours ago‎
This is what Bud Selig referred to as parity. Now, then. . . AS I WAS SAYING. . . The Golden State Warriors own the heart of a champion, and I knew they'd rally from getting smoked a couple times in row to win three straight and the conference ...
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Bud Selig on economy, politics & baseball

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎May 19, 2016‎
More on CNBC: 11 days ago, CNBC. Former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig on the direction of our country and the state of baseball.

Former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Honored With SBA Lifetime Achievement Award

SportsBusiness Daily (subscription) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
MLB Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig, recipient of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award, called his 45-year journey in baseball, one in which he returned baseball to his hometown of Milwaukee and ultimately transformed the entire sport, the ...
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Doc: What sport thrives by encouraging teams to lose? - ‎6 hours ago‎
Bud Selig's definition of parity ain't our definition of parity. The former Baseball commissioner pointed to Oakland and Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay, patted his own back and said, “See?

Buckley: Red Sox fans should root for the Chicago Cubs, too

Boston Herald - ‎May 30, 2016‎
True story: During Major League Baseball's 2003 postseason, Bud Selig did an interview on WEEI in which he practically rooted for the Red Sox and Cubs to meet in the World Series.
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Jack Todd: Impact is finally catching on with Montreal fans

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Zeros: Marc Bergevin, The “Toronto Cup of Hockey,” Mike Babcock, Phil Kessel, Cristiano Ronaldo, Drake, “We the North,” Tyson Gay, Justin Gatlin, Jose Bautista, Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Bud Selig Jr., Claude Brochu, David Samson &&&& last, but not ...

How MLB's dreaded 'book' infects every aspect of baseball

New York Post - ‎May 30, 2016‎
In 2009, when this Stadium opened, Bud Selig said he personally reviewed the seat pricing and found all “affordable.” That remains a demonstrably preposterous claim.

How The Vedder Cup Came To Be

NBC 7 San Diego - ‎May 30, 2016‎
When baseball finally came out of the Dark Ages and started Interleague Play in 1997 then-Commissioner Bud Selig declared a 15 pairs of “natural rivals.

Has MLB lost its way under Manfred?

Today's Knuckleball (blog) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
A lot of that growth was put in place by his predecessor Bud Selig. Many new ballparks were built under his watch, and he exposed the game to international markets.

Some baseball parks have gone tobacco-free - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has revolutionized a tradition-bound sport in several ways, most notably with interleague play and the wild card.

Carlos Delgado calls MLB's lack of Latin American managers 'really sad'

Toronto Star - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Major-league teams are required to interview at least one person from a visible minority when hiring a new manager, as a result of the so-called “Bud Selig rule,” named for MLB's previous commissioner, who hoped to increase the diversity among ...

MLB chief investment officer Jonathan Mariner leaving

Washington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
NEW YORK - Jonathan Mariner is leaving his job as Major League Baseball's chief investment officer. The commissioner's office said Friday his departure takes effect May 31.

MLB Power Rankings: Red Sox closing in on Cubs

Yahoo Canada Sports - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Milwaukee Brewers (20-26; Previous: 23) - Bud Selig statue should've been way bigger. San Diego. 26. San Diego Padres (19-29; Previous: 22) - Yeah, it probably wasn't Bruce Bochy's fault.
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Jack Todd: Things keep going wrong for Penguins' Fleury

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Zeros: Phil Mickelson, Roger Goodell, Tom Brady, Deflategate, Phil Kessel, Jose Bautista, Ryan Howard, Prince Fielder, Giancarlo Stanton, Drake, “We the North,” Jose Mourinho, Bud Selig Jr., Barry Bonds, Claude Brochu, David Samson &&&& last but not ...
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MLB notes: Odor's suspension is reduced by one game - ‎May 27, 2016‎
FILE - In this May 15, 2016, Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista, left, is hit by Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor, right, after Bautista slid into second in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
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Rob Manfred And Tony Clark Tackle New Labor Deal In MLB's New World Order

Forbes - ‎May 19, 2016‎
It's an interesting time for Major League Baseball. While the days of strikes, lockouts, contraction, and leadership having to get up in front of Congress to talk about PEDs are a distant memory, right now might be one of the more important ones.
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MLB commissioner checks Field of Dreams site off must-see list

Dubuque Telegraph Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Manfred became the first MLB commissioner to visit the iconic field popularized in the movie, not that many of his predecessors had the opportunity.

A must-read oral history of the 1998 home run chase

HardballTalk (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
All of the key figures weigh-in on it, from McGwire and Sosa to Bud Selig to Tony La Russa. Randy Johnson makes an appearance as well, reminding us that it wasn't just the sluggers who had an amazing year in 1998.