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Selig to retire as MLB commissioner at end of 2014

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By Frank Pingue, Reuters

TORONTO — Bud Selig, credited with ushering in a new era of growth and change in the game of baseball, will retire as commissioner of Major League Baseball at the end of his current term in January 2015, the league said on Thursday.

Selig, 79, took over the rose from Fay Vincent 21 years ago on an interim basis and was unanimously elected MLB’s ninth commissioner in mid-1998.

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