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For the Good of the Game
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Bud Selig is the former ninth Commissioner of Baseball. A life-long baseball fan and long-term baseball executive, he's known for contributions to America's Pastime including reform of drug testing policies and labor relations. Tenured for over two decades, he lives with his wife, Sue, with whom he has three daughters.

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"Entertaining and important, For the Good of the Game is filled with details and up-close insights into the business, the competition, and the innovation challenges and successes of Major League Baseball, offering a depth of understanding that fans rarely get."--- Tony La Russa
"Bud Selig's career in baseball demonstrates the power of persistence. From the highest levels of our great game, he has always remained a loyal fan first. Bud's insights on a life in our National Pastime are unlike any other."----Hall of Famer JOE TORRE, MLB's chief baseball officer and four-time world champion manager of the New York Yankees
"I've never met an owner, or a commissioner, who loves the game, and cares for it, more than Bud Selig. In this book he reveals how he modernized baseball's economics and repaired the game when steroids threatened it, with fascinating details and admirable perspective."--- Tim Kurkjian, ESPN baseball analyst
"This in-the-trenches memoir provides us with Bud's full take on the controversies, regrets, and many significant achievements that marked the tenure of one of sports most consequential commissioners."--- Bob Costas
"Selig's testimony is a necessary addition to baseball history."--- Washington Post
"Baseball fans will appreciate Selig's coverage of the key issues that arose during his tenure, the financial resurgence of baseball, and the spread of the game around the world."--Kirkus Reviews
&#8220Bud and I have been the best of friends for more than sixty years. I am so proud of Bud for writing the book. It shows why he is in the Baseball Hall of Fame."--- Hank Aaron
&#8220Charming, informative and even entertaining. Selig's book is about the best memoir you can hope to read from a powerful professional sports insider. Much of that is due to the deep love and respect that Selig carries for the game of baseball."--- NPR

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