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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Commish: Einhorn sale on track

By Adam Rubin

Commissioner Bud Selig said Tuesday that there were no major hurdles to clear in order for David Einhorn to come on board as minority owner of the Mets.

"What the hell, he played baseball in my backyard. How can I turn him down?" Selig quipped, referring to Einhorn growing up in Milwaukee and playing baseball in a yard neighboring Selig's house. "... Yes, he's cleared. They have to finish the deal. And, by the way, I think they're making very good progress toward that end."

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