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George Mitchell Issues Delay Statement In MLB Steroid Query
Published December 4, 2006
|George Mitchell (l) Says Lack Of Power To
Order Testimony Slowing Steroid Probe
WHERE DOES IT GO FROM HERE? In N.Y., Selena Roberts notes Mitchell has not asked MLB Commissioner Bud Selig “for help in cracking the union’s secret society, yet.” Selig: “If we could get definitive answers, it would help. ... What happened during X period of years.” Roberts writes Mitchell “needs subpoena power he’ll never have. ... For players to ignore Mitchell is to dismiss what is truly in their best interest: closure” (N.Y. TIMES, 12/3).