Bud Selig

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Sweeny: Pete Rose Should Be In The Hall, But Still Banned From Baseball

Rose the player belongs in the Hall. Rose the gambler belongs banned from baseball. They should not be tied hand in hand.

03/18/2015

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Rob Manfred’s Challenge: Modernize Baseball While Respecting Tradition

A pitch clock must be considered and decreased offense scrutinized. Tighter balls? Shorter fences? A lower mound? Banning defensive shifts? Perhaps they can be talked about in the future.

01/27/2015

Pitcher Jose Quintana #62 of the Chicago White Sox reacts on the mound as he struggles during the fourth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

MLB To Use Pitch Clock In Double-A, Triple-A In 2015

Major League Baseball will use a pitch clock this season in Class Triple-A and Double-A games. Commissioner Bud Selig made the announcement at the conclusion of baseball’s owners meetings.

01/15/2015

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Selig To Become Baseball Commissioner Emeritus; Will Get $6M Annual Pension

Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month.

12/19/2014

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MLB, Selig Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters says in a lawsuit she has faced discrimination there for two decades.

12/12/2014

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Rob Manfred Given 5-Year Term As Baseball Commissioner

Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred.

11/20/2014

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Here Comes A-Rod! Questions Surround Yankees Slugger After Full-Season Ban

The World Series is over. MLB’s offseason has begun. That means Alex Rodriguez’s full-season suspension is done — and boy, could the Yankees use him.

10/30/2014

Police investigate a break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum on Montclair State University. (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Yankees, Mets Step Up To Plate After Break-In At Yogi Berra Museum

The museum said MLB and both NY clubs would be “donating exact replicas of the items” stolen from the Hall of Famer’s collection on Oct. 7.

10/27/2014

Oscar Taveras tips his cap after the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the San Francisco Giants in Game 5 of the NLCS at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Oscar Taveras Killed In Car Accident; Cardinals, MLB In Mourning

Giants outfielder Juan Perez heard about Taveras’ death during Game 5 of the World Series. He hit a two-run double and dedicated the hit to his fallen countryman.

10/27/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

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Pace-Of-Game Initiatives To Be Experimented With In Arizona Fall League

Teams will be limited to three trips to the mound by managers, coaches and catchers during a game, except for pitching changes, under experimental speedup rules to be used during the Arizona Fall League.

10/01/2014

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Selig Says A-Rod’s Future Now In Yankees’ Hands

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig says Alex Rodriguez will be returning with a clean slate, just like the other players who served their suspensions in the Biogenesis scandal.

09/24/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s Sendoff At The Stadium Threatened By Rain; Selig ‘Worried’

Joe Girardi wasn’t sure what would happen if Jeter and the Yankees were rained out. “That’s a great question,” he said. “I’m sure it would upset a lot of people.”

09/24/2014

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Max: Timing Is Everything To America’s Pastime

Deep in the 11th hour, there has never been a better moment for MLB to defuse a problem that has been tick-tick-ticking for years: America’s pastime takes too much time.

09/23/2014

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MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Defends Mets’ Finances

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s latest stop on his ballpark farewell tour turned testy over his unyielding support of the New York Mets’ ownership.

09/17/2014

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