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It’s been a pretty good day for Bud Selig

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Here is what has happened for Bud Selig today, all of which took place before lunchtime where he is out in Arizona:

Then this happened at the owners meetings:

Long ovation can be heard outside MLB owner mtgs - presumably for Selig as he wraps final set of mtgs as commish

— Eric Fisher (@EricFisherSBJ) January 15, 2015

Rob Manfred officially names Bud Selig as commissioner Emeritus of #mlb at owners meetings. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January 15, 2015

It’s like Michael Corleone during the christening sequence in “The Godfather.” If you had any outstanding accounts with the Commissioner today, well, you best be wearing a bullet-proof vest.

He only has nine days left as commissioner. But it’s never to late to earn another one of these:

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during a news conference in New York

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during a news conference in New York, April 21, 2011. Major League Baseball (MLB), in an extraordinary move, plans to take control of the day-to-day operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers because of mounting concern over the franchise’s financial plight. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)


God, we’re going to miss him.