85 Total Quotes

Bud Selig Quotes

Bud Selig
That one thing you can be sure of is that Fidel has to call and ask me if it's OK.
Bud Selig
#Ask

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Baseball

Bud Selig
While I believe in the sanctity of completing Major League Baseball's entire 162-game championship season schedule using every practical means at our disposal, the Giants have requested that, due to cross country travel and other logistical issues that have arisen, it would be in their best interest to forego playing Monday's game,
Bud Selig
#Believe

Bud Selig
St. Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is.
Bud Selig
#American Celebrity

Bud Selig
His distinct voice was a comfort to a generation of baseball fans in New England and throughout the country.
Bud Selig
#Baseball

Bud Selig
The greatest country in the history of the world being attacked. So all of this doesn't mean very much today.
Bud Selig
#American Celebrity #Country

Bud Selig
I poured my heart out in that call.
Bud Selig
#Heart

Bud Selig
One of my priorities -- one of the game's priorities -- is the internationalization of baseball. We're doing everything we can to move the sport in an international direction. I think it's going to be absolutely spectacular.
Bud Selig
#Baseball

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Country

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Baseball

Bud Selig
You mean guys don't get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street.
Bud Selig
#American Celebrity #Hurt

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Criticism

Bud Selig
On behalf of Major League Baseball, I am terribly saddened by the sudden passing of Kirby Puckett.
Bud Selig
#Baseball

Bud Selig
I don't have any plans to (meet with Bonds) now. This story has just happened. I want to be very careful as to how I respond.
Bud Selig
#Bonds

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Information

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Books And Reading

Bud Selig
The thing is not what only happens in this country, what happens all over the world.
Bud Selig
#Country

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Baseball

Bud Selig
It was a great human experience. I thanked each one of them and each one of them said, 'We need to thank you.
Bud Selig
#Experience

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#American Celebrity #Baseball

Bud Selig
I don't know how we could use it to improve the job that umpires do, ... The human element in sport has always been a big part of the game. I'm a football fan, too, and I hate instant replay in the NFL. Football games are taking four hours.
Bud Selig
#Elements

Bud Selig
While I would prefer to resolve this problem directly to the Players Association and jointly implement a much stronger drug-testing policy, one modeled after our program in the minor leagues, I gladly will accept whatever help is offered by Senator McCain to achieve our ultimate goal,
Bud Selig
#Association

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Dedication

Bud Selig
Steroid users cheat the game. After three offenses, they have no place in it.
Bud Selig
#Cheat

Bud Selig
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.
Bud Selig
#Competition

Bud Selig
I believe this has to be done sooner rather than later, ... If you ask me what sooner means, I don't know sitting here today, but I know this is a problem that is not going to go away.
Bud Selig
#Ask

Bud Selig
Congress has lost patience,'' Davis said.
Bud Selig
#Congress