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MLB Aims For Return Trip To Australia If Next Year's Games Go Well
Published June 14, 2013
PART OF SELIG'S LEGACY: MLB.com's Richard Justice wrote the games in Australia feel like an "appropriate next step in growing the sport," and this is something MLB Commissioner Bud Selig "envisioned years ago when he began drawing up a blueprint" for the league. Justice: "Baseball is already being played and watched around the globe, so why not show it off at its highest level?" MLB has done a "terrific job making the game available around the world that it's simply a matter of finding a suitable venue for Major League games" (MLB.com, 6/13).