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MLB Commissioner Bud Selig expects successor to be selected next week
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig expects successor to be selected next week

Commissioner Bud Selig says he expects Major League Baseball owners to vote next week from a list of three candidates for his successor. Selig said Wednesday that the seven-member panel appointed this year has worked independently and came up with the list. The panel is headed by Bill DeWitt Jr., chairman of the St. Louis Cardinals. Owners meet in Baltimore next week. Selig is retiring in January. There have been several reports that the three finalists are Rob Manfred, MLB's chief operating officer; Tim Brosnan, MLB's executive vice president for business and Tom Werner, chairman of the Boston Red Sox. Asked about those names, Selig said "the list is accurate."...

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