Bud Selig Quotes

36 Bud Selig quotes:

"Steroid users cheat the game. After three offenses, they have no place in it."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Cheating 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
"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
"We must create an understanding everywhere that when we say we need to rid the game of steroids, we mean it,"
"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."
"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
"They bring enormous baseball experience to the table, ... Their hires and reorganization will allow us to prepare for and handle every situation that arises in the baseball operations area."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Baseball 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."
"Congress has lost patience,'' Davis said."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"offended practically every element of society."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"We have the toughest program now in American sports, ... and I'm proud of that."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Sports Quotes
"We deeded something away. I'm very concerned, but I think we're making progress. We are really going to get into the inner cities."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Progress 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."
"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."
"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
"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
"We've made some progress on a lot of issues. But progress in the end is when you have a deal."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"Listening to the Donald Hooton story about how his son died because of steroids really, really got to me. And I remember that very lonely night, getting on a plane … the more I thought of that story, I cried. And I made up my mind that night that this sport wasn't going to rest until it had taken what I felt and what all of us felt was the appropriate action."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Listening Quotes
"I just said I would review all of the information. I was very careful ... to say exactly what I said, and that's exactly what I mean."
Author: Selig Quotes Category: Information Quotes

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