- increases with rumors of DuPuy's departure:
- DuPuy had been seen by some within baseball as a
- possible successor to Selig....
Selig's contract is set to expire in two years, and although Selig has indicated he intends to retire at that time,
- some team executives believe he may continue serving as commissioner
- beyond his current contract."
- Selig's endless grip will work out well for umpires, baseball writers, the existing baseball awards structure, and at least one possible future award recipient for whom Selig has already started to campaign. Awards are very important to him. ed.