Bud Selig Plans To Step Down After 2012

Sources have indicated to Phil Rogers of The Chicago Tribune that commissioner Bud Selig plans to step down after the 2012 season, when his contract is up. The current CBA expires after the 2011 season, so negotiating the next pact will likely be Selig's last act as baseball's commissioner.

Selig has held his position since 1992, during which time MLB's popularity and revenue have grown to record heights. Some notable changes made during Selig's tenure include realignment and the introduction of the Wild Card, interleague play, revenue sharing, and the implementation of the most stringent drug testing program among the four major North American sports.

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