Tag Archives: Bud Selig

The Next Commissioner of Baseball

Bud Selig, a most mediocre commissioner—doubling for a spell as an owner—of Major League Baseball (MLB), will step down in early 2015. By meting out a devastating if circumscribed series of suspensions for PED use, especially to Alex Rodriguez (August … Continue reading

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Baseball Will Never Be the Same

Mark it for all time: August 5, 2013, a date which will live in North American sports infamy. Thirty-eight-year-old Alex Rodriguez has been suspended a whopping 211 games for allegedly using PED. But he is playing and earning his salary … Continue reading

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The Melkman’s Matinee

In a bizarre but hardly surprising twist to his 50-game-suspension tale, the Daily News discloses that erstwhile National League superstar Melky Cabrera had helpers concocting the Internet posting that was meant to keep him out of Dante’s (or Bud Selig’s) … Continue reading

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This Bud’s for You

Bud Selig and Major League Baseball are taking over operation of the Los Angeles Dodgers. It’s a story told by ESPN in about as much detail as one could want. Frank McCourt and his wife Jamie, partners in life (until … Continue reading

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Barry Bonds You Must Be Kidding (Yourself)

Barry Bonds has had his day in court. He and his Dream Team (and I don’t mean the San Francisco Giants) will no doubt appeal the single verdict, obstruction of justice, which did not go their way. I had a … Continue reading

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