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Selig: Too difficult to interrupt season for Games

Updated: March 13, 2003, 6:18 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez and Sammy Sosa shouldn't count on a chance to hit homers at the Athens Olympics.

“ We have the best American athletes in basketball, in hockey, in track and field, in tennis. We don't have the best American athletes in baseball. ”

— Jacques Rogge, IOC president

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig all but ruled out participation of major leaguers in the 2004 Games, saying the sport cannot interrupt ...

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