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Bud Selig

  • American celebrity
  • Born July 30, 1934

Allan Huber "Bud" Selig (; born July 30, 1934) is an American baseball executive who currently serves as the Commissioner Emeritus of Baseball. Previously, he served as the ninth Commissioner of Baseball. He initially served as the acting commissioner beginning in 1992 before being named the official commissioner in 1998. Selig oversaw baseball through the 1994 strike, the introduction of the wild card, interleague play, and the merging of the National and American Leagues under the Office of the Commissioner.


Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people.




St. Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is.




The greatest country in the history of the world being attacked. So all of this doesn't mean very much today.




Money has to be put in the way a club feels it should. If you put money in a new ballpark, that helps to generate revenue so you can spend more money. It should be spent to make the club's operations the best. That will help in the end, and it will mean enhanced payroll.




Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth.




The one thing we know today is we can't continue to do business the way we have in the past.




You mean guys don't get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street.



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