Bud Selig

American baseball executive

Allan Huber "Bud" Selig[3][4][5] (born July 30, 1934) is an American baseball executive. He currently serves as the Commissioner Emeritus of Baseball. Before, he served as the ninth Commissioner of Baseball. He initially served as the acting commissioner beginning in 1992 before being named the official commissioner in 1998.[6]

Bud Selig
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Selig in October 2010
Commissioner Emeritus of Baseball
Assumed office
January 25, 2015
Preceded byPosition created
9th Commissioner of Baseball
In office
July 9, 1998 – January 25, 2015
Acting: September 7, 1992 – July 9, 1998
Preceded byFay Vincent
Succeeded byRob Manfred
Personal details
Born
Allan Huber Selig

(1934-07-30) July 30, 1934 (age 85)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Spouse(s)
Donna Chaimson
(m. 1956; div. 1976)

Suzanne Lappin Steinman (m. 1977)
[1]
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison (B.A.)

Baseball career
Member of the National
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Induction2017
Vote93.7% (15 of 16)
Election MethodToday's Game Committee[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bud Selig – Chronology". jrank.org. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  2. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (December 4, 2016). "John Schuerholz, Bud Selig Elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame by Today's Game Committee". Press release. http://baseballhall.org/selig-schuerholz-elected-to-hof. Retrieved December 6, 2016. 
  3. Posnanski, Joe (October 29, 2008). "In appreciation of Bud Selig". Time Inc. Retrieved November 13, 2008.
  4. Bodley, Hal (March 27, 2007). "Selig: Creature of habit, agent of change". USA Today. Retrieved November 13, 2008.
  5. Microsoft Corporation (2008). "Bud Selig". Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia 2008. Microsoft Corporation. Archived from the original on October 31, 2009. Retrieved November 13, 2008.
  6. ANDREW BAGNATO (January 18, 2008). "Selig Given 3-Year Contract Extension". Sfgate.com. Archived from the original on May 21, 2009. Retrieved October 17, 2009.