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Post archive for ‘Bud Selig’

MLB’s Bud-induced hangover

Can Major League Baseball owners live without Bud Selig? Are they ever going to try?

Don’t blame the BBWAA or the Hall for the steroid era

Baseball writers and the Hall of Fame itself take the heat for a problem that was not of their own making. MLB needs to step in and demonstrate leadership in dealing with the legacies of players from the steroid era.

What about baseball’s realignment?

Recapping some of the key elements of the rumored MLB realignment proposals with a chance to express your opinion.

Six questions not asked to Bud Selig

There is a much better chance that the commissioner of Major League Baseball might actually share some valuable information if asked a few tough questions.

Another bad Bud idea: More MLB wild cards

Major League Baseball’s commissioner sees more Wild Card teams as “very attractive.”

Help La Russa help Selig improve the game

An errant tweet pre-announced a new MLB initiative. You can get in on the ground floor.

Is the international draft inching closer to reality?

Recent comments attributed to management and the union are positive, but will they actually get to work on it?

Cardinals minor matters: November 1

A collection of recent St. Louis Cardinals-related links of interest with a little commentary sprinkled in.

McGwire, Motives and Money

Why might Bud Selig be looking at Mark McGwire differently than he does at Barry Bonds and Alex Rodriguez?

The Cards’ 25th man, the DH and MLB indecision

A take off on a current issue as a way to reconcile a long-standing inconsistency across MLB.

Selig’s plans often lead nowhere

Some fans are worried that MLB Commissioner Bud Selig will try to re-write the record books due to the steroids scandals. Realistically, they have little reason for concern.