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Report Has Selig Getting $6 Million Annually

An ESPN report, although not confirmed by Major League Baseball, has departing commissioner Bud Selig receiving an annual $6 million salary. SELIG: Nice parting gift. While I have no problem with MLB spending as it chooses, I find it hypocritical as the driving force of Selig’s tenure was to cut player salaries. From free agency to arbitration, Selig – always an owner at heart...
Via New York Mets Report
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Selig to become baseball commissioner emeritus

NEW YORK (AP) Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month. The 80-year-old Selig has led baseball for 22 1/2 years. He will be succeeded by Rob Manfred, baseball's chief operating officer, on Jan. 25. Selig helped force commissioner Fay Vincent's resignation in 1992 and was put in charge as chairman of the executive council. He...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB commissioner Bud Selig reportedly to receive large retirement salary

It pays to be at the top of an organization.  You can almost set your own salary, retirement, etc.  Not saying that happened with Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, but let’s just say he will not need to draw much Social Security in retirement.  ESPN’s senior baseball writer Buster Olney tweeted that the 80-year-old Selig will receive a rather large pension after...
Via Reading Between The Seams
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bud Selig to receive $6 million annual ‘salary’ from MLB in retirement

With no specifications as to in what capacity Bud Selig will be providing some kind of service to Major League Baseball exactly, the outgoing commissioner will receive $6 million annually from the league in some kind of quasi-pension, pseudo-salary arrangement, ESPN’s Buster Olney reports. Usually, in most instances, when one retires, that’s when one stops...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB: A Virtual (Fake) Tour Of The “Selig Experience”

Iconic pose.   The Milwaukee Brewers announced that they will be adding something called the “Selig Experience” to Miller Park.  It will be a museum dedicated to recently retired baseball commissioner Bud Selig.  It sounds like the worst thing anyone could ever possibly imagine.  So before it opens and gets covered in eggs and graffiti lets take a virtual (Fake) look at...
Via Total Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers to open ‘Selig Experience’ museum

Seattle proudly boasts the Experience Music Project, a museum inspired by native son Jimi Hendrix. Starting next year, Milwaukee will proudly (?) boast (?) the Selig Experience, a museum inspired by native son Bud Selig. You think we’re kidding. But we’re not. The Selig Experience will be a 1,400-square foot exhibit will be open year round at Miller Park, because if there...
Via Rumors and Rants
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers to honor Selig with interactive exhibit

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers will honor outgoing baseball Commissioner Bud Selig with an interactive exhibit at Miller Park. The ''Selig Experience'' in the left-field corner of the loge level is to include include a 3-D multimedia presentation and a replica of Selig's paper-cluttered County Stadium office. The 80-year-old Selig helped bring Major League Baseball back to...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers reveal plans to construct the 'Selig Experience'

When the Milwaukee Brewers announced plans to retire the No. 1 for former team owner and retiring Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, the club hinted there was more to come. The Brewers revealed plans Monday to construct the "Selig Experience," a state-of-the-art attraction which will include a multimedia presentation telling the story of Selig's role in bringing Major...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three finalists named for next MLB commissioner

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, MLB has named three finalists to replace Bud Selig as commissioner starting next season. They might not be household names right now, but one of these guys will likely be the next commissioner.  MLB’s chief operating officer Rob Manfred and MLB’s executive vice president of business Tim Brosnan join Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner...
Via Sportsnaut
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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