Bud Selig

A rendering of what a downtown San Jose ballpark would look like. (SJ Redevelopment Agency)

San Jose Mayor Asks For Meeting With MLB On A’s-To-San Jose Move

Saying he hopes to keep the matter out of the courts, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has requested a meeting with Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to discuss the Oakland A’s pursuit of a San Jose ballpark.

04/03/2013

United States' Adam Jones (10) celebrates his run scored against Team Canada with teammate Jimmy Rollins (11) in the 8th inning during a World Baseball Classic game on March 10, 2013 in Phoeniz, Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

KCBS Sports Fans: A Classic In Name Only

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig’s bombast to the contrary, the World Baseball Classic is little more than a transparent attempt to add some hype to the normally-lazy days of spring training (and you’ll note, I refuse to use the capital letters–Spring Training–that baseball has adopted in yet another effort to aggrandize itself).

03/11/2013

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig At World Series: A’s Move ‘Still On Front Burner’

The commissioner is still working on the issue of territorial rights and determining whether the Oakland Athletics will be allowed to proceed with plans to build a new ballpark and relocate some 40 miles south to San Jose.

10/25/2012

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

SJ Leaders Getting Mixed Signals From MLB On Potential A’s Move

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said he would fly to Milwaukee if that’s what it would take to settle any lingering Major League Baseball questions about whether the A’s should move to the South Bay.

07/12/2012

Lew Wolff (L) owner and managing partner of the Oakland Athletics speaks at a press conference with Major League Baseball Commisioner Bud Selig in 2006 (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Baseball Commissioner’s Comments Dim Hope For SJ Baseball Stadium

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday it’s up to Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff to decide whether to consider additional sites for a new A’s ballpark, raising the possibility of a move outside the Bay Area.

05/17/2012

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Commissioner Says A’s Must Get New Ballpark

Speaking Thursday to the Associated Press Sports Editors, Selig provided no timetable for deciding the Bay Area dispute between the A’s, who would like to build a ballpark in San Jose, and the Giants, who won’t give up their territorial rights there.

04/20/2012

San Jose ballpark

A’s Push Major League Baseball For Decision On Move To San Jose

After three years, the Oakland A’s have become impatient for a decision from Major League Baseball on whether the team can move to San Jose.

04/17/2012

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Commissioner Says MLB Working At ‘Quick Pace’ On A’s Move

Commissioner Bud Selig says Major League Baseball is working “at a rather quick pace” to resolve the proposed move the Oakland Athletics to a proposed new ballpark in San Jose.

01/12/2012

Oakland A's logo

Rumor Mill Buzzing After Tweet About A’s Move To San Jose

A report that the Oakland Athletics will receive permission to move to San Jose by February is as yet unconfirmed. Saturday morning USA Today’s sportswriter tweeted: : “All signs and top MLB sources say that the Athletics will be granted permission by Feb to move to San Jose.”

12/24/2011

(Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

GameDay: On The A’s New Stadium

Did you hear the news on baseball’s new Major League agreement? Testing for HGH, two more wild-card teams and no more tobacco tins in your back pocket.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/23/2011

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