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Bud Selig's delicate Dodgers balance

Frank McCourt gets to choose who buys the team. Can the commissioner influence him?

Originally Published: January 9, 2012
By Mark Kreidler | Special to ESPN.com

In so many ways, it is one of the apt legacies of Bud Selig's erratic tenure as commissioner of Major League Baseball: Fed an apparent batting-practice fastball when it comes to selecting new owners for the L.A. Dodgers, Selig is still even money to hit a weak roller to short.

Line drive, Bud. One time. You need a ball in the gap here.

It almost defies credulity, this thing. With the reported involvement now of members of the Disney family as its latest modification, ...

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