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Selig to retire in January 2015

One more season: Bud Selig announced he would be stepping down as MLB Commissioner in January 2015, ending a run that begin with the interim tag in 1992. Selig, who bought the Seattle Pilots out of bankruptcy in 1970 and moved them to Milwaukee to begin a career in baseball, oversaw a period of unprecedented […]

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Bud Selig: Commissioner for life?

Bud Selig is set to sign another two-year extension to serve as MLB commissioner, despite promises he would retire this year. Why is he sticking around? To settle some loose ends, we’re told. Not many in baseball were truly surprised when MLB owners unanimously voted to offer a two-year extension to Selig; there had been […]

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Bob Watson retires

Bob Watson, Major League Baseball’s Vice President of Rules and On-Field Operations, has announced his retirement from baseball at the end of the current year after serving more than 45 years in the game as a player, coach and executive. Watson will continue to assist with MLB’s Urban Youth Academy program and be available for […]

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