The President of the Cleveland Indians Mark Shapiro, has been added to the list of possible candidates to become the next commissioner of Major League Baseball when Bud Selig retires. IS Shapiro the right choice to take the helm of MLB?
Shapiro himself said, he was flattered to be mentioned. He also said there is as much fact to the rumor as Money Ball. Shapiro has been in major league baseball for years. He cam up through the ranks and he knows the game. Being commissioner carries a great deal of responsibility.
Some think Selig is ling over due to retire. If Shapiro would take over the job of commissioner, would the game be better off? Shapiro has been in the Cleveland Indians organization since 1991, he was named Executive of the Year by the Sporting News in 2005 and 2007.
He would certainly know how to deal with the players in MLB. Being the son of Baltimore attorney and sports agent, Ronald M. Shapiro he should know how to get things done with up and coming players. Mark Shapiro seems to be able to get along with other teams. If the owners like him and they don’t stand in his way, Shapiro could become the next commissioner of major league baseball. At 46-years-old, he could hold the office for a very long time.
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