Bud Selig Quotes

36 Bud Selig quotes:

"Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth."
"The greatest country in the history of the world being attacked. So all of this doesn't mean very much today."
"You mean guys don't get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street."
"St. Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is."
"Money has to be put in the way a club feels it should. If you put money in a new ballpark, that helps to generate revenue so you can spend more money. It should be spent to make the club's operations the best. That will help in the end, and it will mean enhanced payroll."
"The one thing we know today is we can't continue to do business the way we have in the past."
"Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people."
"It was a great human experience. I thanked each one of them and each one of them said, 'We need to thank you."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Experience Quotes
"He was revered throughout the country and will be remembered wherever the game is played. Kirby was taken from us much too soon -- and too quickly."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"The thing is not what only happens in this country, what happens all over the world."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"The Yankees are still there, there are still spring training games. If that's the greatest criticism, the only answer I can give to that is that at some point in life, you've got to rise above your own selfish interests. If this sport is to (reach) the heights that we have to, you can't let your own myopic interest guide you."
"There is a standard of behavior that is expected of our players, which was breached in this case,"
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"Obviously, we've only seen parts of things. And the book itself doesn't come out until the end of the month, but we'll review everything that there is to look at."
"I made the decision, and I meant what I said that the competition was incredible and there will be a lot of disappointed people, ... I have to try to be fair. I understand they had only had a game 12 years ago, but they met all the criteria other than that. They have a gorgeous ballpark ... and Kevin McClatchy was about as tenacious as you can get."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Competition Quotes
"Congress has lost patience,'' Davis said."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Walking in here today, … you really did feel a resurgence of interest and dedication. Cincinnati is not only the oldest franchise, it's in many ways a symbol of our sport. So it's important that this franchise succeeds."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Dedication Quotes
"On behalf of Major League Baseball, I am terribly saddened by the sudden passing of Kirby Puckett."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"This is an important and very historic development for Major League Baseball. Baseball has always served as a bridge that links generations. We created this academy to shore up that bridge in the urban community."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"The intensity has been just remarkable. In the end, the beneficiary of all this will be baseball all over the world. I mean, who knows, long after I'm gone, this event will be big. But more importantly than this event will be big is what it's going to do for baseball, including American baseball."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"Major League Baseball is fortunate to have a man of Jimmie Lee's experience, intellect and dedication already on board to handle such a complex and important position as the chief of our baseball operations. Over the years, he has demonstrated considerable skill in working through the labyrinth of our minor league system. I have great confidence that he will be an enormous success in this key position."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes

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