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Report: Selig to step aside in 2012

Updated: November 28, 2009, 4:59 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Bud Selig has declined an overture from a group of baseball owners asking him to stay on after his contract ends in 2012, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing unnamed sources.

According to the report, the sources said a group of five owners approached Selig asking him to stay on. That approach led to his taking the job when Fay Vincent was forced out of the commissioner's office in 1992, and to his agreeing to a contract extension last year.

According to sources, the 75-year-old ...

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