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Bud Selig calls St. Louis best baseball town in America

MLB commissioner Bud Selig was in Kansas City for the the World Series in October.
MLB commissioner Bud Selig was in Kansas City for the the World Series in October. The Kansas City Star

At the annual dinner hosted by the St. Louis chapter of the Baseball Writers of America on Jan. 18, outgoing MLB commissioner Bud Selig called St. Louis “the best baseball town in America.”

Baseball fans on Twitter weren’t particularly impressed by Selig’s endorsement.

Selig, who will be replaced as commissioner by Rob Manfred on Jan. 25, was in St. Louis to receive the first Red Schoendienst Medal, named for the Cardinals Hall of Fame player and manager and given for “invaluable service to baseball.”

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