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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Bud Selig's legacy: he let baseball devolve into an unwatchable mess.

Bud Selig: worst commissioner of all time in any sport?  Friday, September 27, 2013

MLB Owners Honor Selig at His Last Meeting as Commissioner
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JAN. 14, 2015, 6:31 P.M. E.S.T

Pick one.  Or more recently:

TWO hour games!  Monday, August 18, 2014

We're killing baseball by letting it continue to devolve into a slow motion bore.

First commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Illustrated World, March 1922
via Wikimedia Commons
Jan. 24, 2015 is the last day that Allan Huber "Bud" Selig is commissioner of the Major Baseball League (MBL) that he doesn't even know exists.  A year after Selig was made real rather than acting commissioner in 1998 the two leagues, American and National, merged.  Selig was too stupid to realize that or too unimaginative to treat the re-organization as the merger it was and this contributed to many of the bad decisions made by Selig.

But of all the things that I think that Selig did to harm baseball nothing is worse than the obvious and indisputable fact that Selig let baseball become boring.  What could be worse?

Boycott Hall of Fame announcement. Kill Cooperstown!  Sunday, January 4, 2015

Bud Selig: longest serving member of the Hall of Fame Board of Directors.  Monday, January 13, 2014

Allan Huber "Bud" Selig has been a director since 1976.  1976!  Selig has also been commissioner of the Major Baseball League since 1992...

But Bud Selig?  A director since 1976?  Who the heck knew that?  ...

Any chance Selig will recuse himself when his sycophants nominate him for election and induction into the Hall of Fame?  That will be the final irony, the threesome death:
- baseball
- Hall of Fame
- Selig.

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