Tag: Bud Selig

Wilpon Is Right, Minority Owners None Of Mets Fans Business

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
Wilpon Is Right, Minority Owners None Of Mets Fans Business

This past Monday, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon updated the media and fans about the status of the minority ownership stakes, saying it was “going very well.” That was the first significant update since the David Einhorn deal fell apart. Fans and the media alike were interested in who these minority owners were, and Mr. Wilpon […]

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From Left Field: Expansion Of Instant Replay Imminent?

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments

It seems like MLB Commissioner Bud Selig is finally giving in, albeit slightly. For years, the thought of instant replay in baseball remained just a thought, as Selig and his cronies stressed “human error” as part of the game. Umpires had been making good and bad calls since the game’s inception, so why did the […]

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Despicable MLB: Mets Should Wear The First Responder Hats Tonight

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments
Despicable MLB: Mets Should Wear The First Responder Hats Tonight

According to ESPN, Major League Baseball has issued an “edict” to the Mets and across baseball not to wear hats in-game honoring first responders, such as the FDNY and NYPD, Terry Collins said. The Mets issued the following statement: “MLB set a league-wide policy as it related to caps and uniforms for September 11 and […]

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Mets Owner In Violation Of MLB Debt Rules

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

According to Forbes Magazine, the Mets currently operate in violation of baseball’s debt rules: “Insiders attribute the lack of oversight to the laissez-faire culture of MLB executives and the independence and fiscal feistiness of team owners. Others are more cynical and say that as long as you toe the line with Selig, supporting his revenue-sharing […]

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Are The Mets Too Big To Fail?

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Too big to fail.  It’s the name of a book, a movie in production that’s based on said book, which in and of itself was based on the excusing of businesses that directly correlate to the success of the economy.  The idea is that by preventing some businesses from failing and allowing others to do […]

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This Bud’s For You: Selig’s At It Again

An article by posted on November 1, 2010 0 Comments

It looks like he’s at it again. According to Associated Press, Commissioner Bud Selig is seriously considering adding another round of playoffs to the post-season, possibly as soon as 2011. Can someone please stop this man???? Under his proposal there would be not one but two wildcards from each league. The teams with the 2 […]

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I Want More Interleague Play

An article by posted on June 16, 2010 0 Comments

I grew up in an era when interleague play was a pipe dream, or a gleam in Bud Selig’s eye.  But I always loved watching the World Series when a National League team would face off against an American League squad, and I also remember going to the Mayor’s Trophy Game, an exhibition between the […]

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Floating Realignment Will Not Bring Competitive Balance

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier this week, Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated revealed that Bud Selig has setup a task force of fourteen people whom he refers to as the “special committee for on-field matters”. The purpose of this committee is to review certain areas of concern within the game and make recommendations regarding the implementation of some changes. Among those issues that are […]

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Vindicated, Cooperstown, Car Salesmen and 61

An article by posted on January 12, 2010 0 Comments

Mark McGwire’s admission to steroid and PED use on Monday, has brought some hotly contested issues to the forefront. Some of these debates may never be settled, while others will be decided over time. I have my own opinions on all these issues. Jose Canseco – Mark McGwire was the lead character in the tell-all […]

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What Came First Bud Selig Or The Egg?

An article by posted on November 28, 2009 0 Comments

Sources have told Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune that commissioner Bud Selig plans to step down after the 2012 season, when his contract is up. The good news is that we’ll be rid of him in three years. The bad news is we still have to endure him for another three years. Hopefully he won’t […]

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