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Bud Selig to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Bud Selig, former commissioner of baseball now serving as commissioner emeritus, will be honored Monday night with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Global Sports Summit in Aspen, Colorado, a gathering of franchise owners and presidents from ...

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Baseball Essential - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has been trying to accomplish what former commissioner Bud Selig couldn't do by reaching out for a new demographic: the youth.

MLB managers throw logic out the window with bullpen moves

New York Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Hey, whether you did or didn't wouldn't even be at issue if not for the two most powerful guiding lights and MLB authorities of your time - the chosen commissioner of baseball's team owners, Bud Selig, and the head of your MLBPA union, Donald Fehr.
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“Remarkable:” Experience the Baseball Hall of Fame right here in Milwaukee - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“This is remarkable,” said Bud Selig, MLB commissioner emeritus. Quite the compliment considering that it came from Selig.
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How Ken Griffey Jr. Came Back to Cincinnati and Became the Bizarro LeBron James

Slate Magazine - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The contract's details reportedly moved Bud Selig to the verge of tears. But the biggest reason for the Griffey hype was that he was really freaking good.

Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports Fast Facts

KITV Honolulu - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
March 30, 2006 - Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig announces an investigation of steroid use among pro baseball players.
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No Class Action for MiLB Player-Wage Lawsuit — For Now

Ballpark Digest - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
... Major League Baseball, the Office of the Commissioner, Commissioner Bud Selig and the three former teams, later expanded to all 30 MLB teams.

Joe Adcock to be inducted into Miller Park Walk of Fame next Friday

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Past inductees to the Walk of Fame include Hank Aaron, Rollie Fingers, Paul Molitor and Robin Yount in 2001; Commissioner Bud Selig and Cecil Cooper in 2002; Bob Uecker and Harry Dalton in 2003; Jim Gantner and Gorman Thomas in 2004; Don Money ...
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Carroll: No. 31 To The Rafters

NY Sports Day - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Former baseball commissioner Bud Selig decreed that all teams had to retire Jackie Robinson No. 42 as a way of paying tribute to the man who integrated the major leagues.
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Ranking all 19 years of Cubs-White Sox City Series

Chicago Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Manuel proposed moving the City Series to September instead of June, which Commissioner Bud Selig, on hand for the series, immediately nixed.

Has Major League Baseball Lost its Mind?

CBS Local - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Back in 2008, when instant replay was used only on home run calls, then commissioner Bud Selig told the New York Times: “I believe that the extraordinary technology that we now have merits the use of instant replay on a very limited basis.

MLB has no plans to retire Roberto Clemente's No. 21

The Comeback (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“Because Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, [former MLB commissioner Bud Selig] thought that the right way to do that was to retire his number.
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MLB managers have a diversity problem.

WTMJ (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
To be fair, baseball has a system in place to boost minority hiring. Former Commissioner Bud Selig mandated teams interview minority candidates for managerial and front-office positions in 1999.
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Dodgers All-Star Corey Seager stays motivated to stick at shortstop

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
On June 4, 2012, Corey Seager gathered with his family in Kannapolis, N.C., to watch the first round of the MLB Draft. Elation and relief coursed through him when he learned the Dodgers would select him with the 18th pick. He turned his attention to ...

Are Juiced Balls The New Steroids?

FiveThirtyEight - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
So we bought a dozen official “Bud Selig”-branded balls from 2014 and a dozen “Rob Manfred”-branded balls from the second half of 2015, and we sent them to the Sports Science Laboratory at Washington State University.

The potential big Cubs trade that never materialized - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
But Manuel, a member of the on-field diversity task force established by former commissioner Bud Selig in 2013, intends to take a major step to address the problem.

Mets' Curtis Granderson feels right at home at home

Chicago Tribune - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
No matter where baseball has taken him - he was an MLB ambassador hand-picked by then-commissioner Bud Selig in 2012 - Granderson always feels at home at home.

Raiders' Flannery '1' of the guys

Journal Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
1 is a superstar number and athletes the likes of Derrick Rose, Allen Iverson, Ozzie Smith and Warren Moon have worn it. The Milwaukee Brewers even retired No.

Major leagues drop the ball on Latino managers

MyAJC - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Nonetheless, Manfred said the league is making concerted efforts to remedy the problem, pointing to a rule implemented by his predecessor, Bud Selig, that requires tams to interview minorities for high-profile positions in baseball operations.