Originally Posted by Joseph
Scoff if you want, he's the best commissioner ever in terms of growing the game.
Wild card? We all hated it. Admit it. It's a great thing.
Revenue sharing has started in a limited forms under him which somewhere down the line will bring a more economic balance to the game.
Labor harmony is at its longest running period under his watch.
Bud is a good commissioner.
He's a dork, but he's good. He has a terrible hair piece, but he's good. He comes across as inept, but he's good.
Appreciate what he's done for the game, don't damn him to hell for what the players did, or 1994 or the All-star game.
August 11, 1994:
1st Cincinnati Reds 66 48 .579 --
2nd Houston Astros 66 49 .574 0.5
3rd Pittsburgh Pirates 53 61 .465 13.0
3rd St. Louis Cardinals 53 61 .465 13.0
5th Chicago Cubs 49 64 .434 16.5