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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Articles tagged: Bud Selig

Pete Rose screwed up his reinstatement plan from Bud Selig

Pete Rose had a reinstatement plan set up for him by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, but a book he put out in March derailed those plans, so says Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt. Schmidt, who has lobbied for his former teammate many times in the past, wrote a column for the Associated Press Sunday in…Read More

Bud Selig: I have five months to think about Pete Rose

Will Bud Selig’s last act as MLB commissioner be to reinstate Pete Rose, the same person who was banished from baseball for life in 1989 after it was found he gambled on the game while managing? Selig was in Cincinnati on Friday and knew the question would come up. Bud Light said he still has…Read More

Mark Cuban rips Bud Selig for Alex Rodriguez suspension

Major League Baseball acted outside the scope of its drug policy earlier this week by suspending Alex Rodriguez for 211 games. If A-Rod used performance-enhancing substances, it would be the first time he was found guilty of doing so since the league introduced a specific policy for PED suspensions. First-time offenders are supposed to receive…Read More

Bud Selig reportedly prepared to ‘throw the book’ at Alex Rodriguez

Unlike Milwuakee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has yet to reach an agreement with Major League Baseball regarding punishment for his alleged involvement with Tony Bosch’s Biogenesis clinic. MLB investigators have reportedly uncovered much more evidence against A-Rod than Braun, but the belief is that Rodriguez is going to appeal…Read More

Bob Costas: Bud Selig is trying to repair his steroid legacy

MLB has taken a harsh stance towards those who violate the league’s drug policy and seems insistent on moving past the “steroid era” of the game. Not only has the league instituted a strong drug testing program, but it is also working hard to enforce penalties. MLB went to great lengths to pursue the Biogenesis…Read More

Bud Selig claims he has never sent an email and never will

Bug Selig has done a tremendous job of dragging his heels when it comes to introducing new technology like expanded instant replay to Major League Baseball. Part of that is a generational issue. Selig is 78 years old and cut from the old school, which is why he has stressed the importance of┬ákeeping the “human…Read More

Bud Selig repeatedly calls 2013 MLB Draft ‘2000’ draft (Video)

Old habits die hard. At least they do for Bud Selig. The MLB commissioner announced three of the first eight picks of the 2013 first-year player draft as the “2000” draft. He even called it the 2000 first-year player draft for the first overall pick, which he had all year to rehearse. “With the first…Read More

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