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STEINBRENNER SAYS MLB EXPANSION IS ON THE FAST TRACK
Published January 13, 1995
Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner, who serves on MLB's expansion committee, indicated that "optimism about expansion was warranted": "I told you [Acting MLB Commissioner Bud] Selig had it on a fast track, and believe me, you're not going to believe how fast that track is." Sen. Connie Mack said he would not back off his support of legislation that revoke MLB's anti-trust exemption unless MLB promises an expansion team for Tampa Bay. Vince Naimoli, head of the Tampa expansion effort: "I'm always extremely encouraged to hear of things like that. I know Mr. Steinbrenner has been a very vocal advocate and supporter of our area getting major league baseball and I continue to appreciate everything he does for us" (David Dahl, ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 1/13).