Bud Selig applauds Padres deal
NEW YORK -- Commissioner Bud Selig welcomes the possible purchase of the San Diego Padres by the O'Malley family.
John Moores put the team up for sale in April, a month after his agreement collapsed for a sale to Jeff Moorad.
The O'Malley family owned the Dodgers from 1950-98. Walter O'Malley moved the franchise from Brooklyn to Los Angeles after the 1957 season and eventually turned the team over to son Peter. Peter put together a group that was among the failed bidders for the Dodgers ...
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