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Bud Selig Expresses Support For New Replay System; Addresses Growing Diversity In MLB

04 / 16 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners yesterday expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite numerous high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell. Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business ...

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