Selig Extension Official, Endorses Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on January 12, 2012

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has received a two-year contract extension through the 2014 to remain in his current role.

Selig’s extension had been rumored for months and was approved in a 29-1 vote Thursday during owners’ meetings in Scottsdale, Ariz. He will be 80 when the new deal expires.

“I am very humbled by the request to stay on, and I look forward to building on the great momentum our game has seen in recent years,” Selig said in a statement.

Oh, then he said this:

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