Yesterday MLB owners are meeting in Baltimore to vote for the man who will replace commissioner Bud Selig. As a baseball fan, I have been awaiting Selig’s exit from the front office for many years. The imminence of his departure instills a joy in me that is on par with seeing Tommy Lasorda submarine the Phillie Phanatic. I’ve always considered Selig to be a weenie of the L7 variety. His achievements as commissioner include creating an award and giving it to himself and his lasting legacy may be making A-Rod seem like a sympathetic guy. Though Selig worked hard in recent years to clean up a sport that was riddled with steroid scandals, his efforts seemed hypocritical—when record-breaking home run performances brought baseball back to life after a damaging strike in 1994, Selig all but...

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