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Cardinals exec Bill DeWitt Jr. to lead search for new MLB commissioner

Cardinals exec Bill DeWitt Jr. to lead search for new MLB commissioner

St. Louis Cardinals Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. will lead the committee to find a successor to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.

Chicago White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf also is on the seven-member panel announced Thursday, which includes Colorado Chairman Dick Monfort, Philadelphia President Dave Montgomery, Angels owner Arte Moreno, Pittsburgh Chairman Bob Nutting and Minnesota CEO Jim Pohlad.

The committee is to identify the candidate or candidates for Major League Baseball's executive council, which is to make a recommendation to owners. A...

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