Quote of the Day: MLB lawyer edition

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“Baseball always acts reasonably in what is the best
interest of baseball.”

Attorney Stephen Shimshak, representing Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig at yesterday’s Rangers hearing.

It’s a proposition that you can accept (a) as long as you don’t equate “success” with “acting reasonably”; and (b) as long as you ignore about 75% of the decisions baseball has made over the past century and change.