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Continued: On All-Star eve, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig insists 'This sport is cleaner than ever'

  • Article by: RONALD BLUM , AP Sports Writer
  • Last update: July 16, 2013 - 1:26 PM

—is deferring action on the Oakland Athletics' preference to build a ballpark in San Jose until the city of San Jose's antitrust suit against MLB moves forward. San Jose is in the territory of San Francisco Giants. "We are defending ourselves. So before I make any decisions, we'll see what happens to that. I feel pretty good."

—is concerned with Tampa Bay and Miami, which have the lowest attendance averages in the major leagues. "I certainly haven't given up on Florida. The demographics are too good," he said. As for Tampa, "We have a stadium problem there. There's no question about it." And for Miami, "We've had some things happen that need to be corrected."

—Asked what song he would use to for his introduction while walking to home plate for an at-bat: "Bridge over Troubled Water."

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