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Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Announces Retirement
September 26th, 2013 at 10:56 PM
Bud Selig, Major League Baseball commissioner and former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, announced today that he will retire as commissioner in January 2015. Selig became the acting commissioner of baseball in 1992, following the departure of Fay Vincent, and became the official commissioner in 1998. His retirement will be effective...

Expanded Instant Replay Coming to Major League Baseball in 2014
August 15th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
After meeting with representatives from all 30 Major League Baseball teams, commissioner Bud Selig announced that expanded instant replay review is coming to the game, Yahoo! Sports reports. The proposed measure will be voted on in November. MLB vice president Joe Torre presented the ideas to the teams on Wednesday; the...

Major League Baseball Should Ban Steroid Users for Life: Step One to Cleaning up the Game
August 5th, 2013 at 8:51 PM
Major League Baseball has quite a mess on its hands with the Biogenesis steroid scandal. They just suspended 12 players Monday for 50 games and Alex Rodriguez for the rest of this season and all of next season, but the problem would be much simpler to solve if the punishment...

Bud Selig Would Like to End Champagne Celebrations
October 14th, 2012 at 10:43 PM
If the commissioner of Major League Baseball got everything he wanted, Bud Selig would ruin yet another time-tested tradition. This time, he would end clubhouse champagne celebrations. The Los Angeles Times reports that Selig voiced his disapproval as he watched the San Francisco Giants celebrate their National League by dousing each...

Bud Selig Oversteps Bounds with Houston Astros Throwback Uniforms
February 19th, 2012 at 5:07 PM
The Houston Astros are celebrating their 50th season this year, which at least gives them something to be proud of after last season's 106-loss effort. Their celebration, however, has been on the receiving end of censorship by Major League Baseball's commissioner's office and Bud Selig. ***PHOTO1*** The Astros will utilize Friday home games...