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Selig to be baseball's Commissioner Emeritus after retirement

Bud Selig will be retiring as baseball commissioner in January after 22 years on the job but still will have a hand in the game. Major League Baseball Commissioner-Elect Rob Manfred announced Friday that Selig will be given the unprecedented title of Commissioner Emeritus, effective Jan. 25, when he officially retires. As Commissioner Emeritus, Selig will be available to advise Manfred when asked as well as assist with special projects under his successor. "Commissioner Selig has had an unparalleled career of decorated service to the National Pastime, and this role will allow the game to benefit from his unmatched institutional knowledge, experience and relationships," said Manfred, who...

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