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The Best and Worst of Bud Selig's Legacy as MLB Commissioner
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For what seems like the 100th time in the last five years, Bud Selig has announced that he will be stepping down as commissioner of Major League Baseball.

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Selig's retirement will take effect in January 2015 when his current two-year deal expires. 

You can be forgiven for rolling your eyes because Selig has teased walking away for years, only to sign new extensions that keep him around a little while longer. But this time feels different because in two years, he will be 80 years old. 

Selig took over as acting commissioner in 1992 after Fay Vincent resigned. It wasn't until 1998 that Selig was officially voted in by the owners to be commissioner, but he served in the acting role for six years and will walk away after 23 years. 

In honor of Selig's impending departure, we wanted to take a look back at some of the best and worst moments in his career as commissioner. Most of these will be after his time as the official commissioner, but there are a few noteworthy things that happened when he was still in the acting role that had to be included. 

As always, if you have a best or worst moment from Selig that we didn't include, feel free to let us know in the comments section. 

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