Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the passing of Minnesota Twins Owner Carl Pohlad:
"Since the day Carl Pohlad entered Major League Baseball, he made significant contributions to our game. He has been a true leader in our sport for the past 25 years. His devotion to the Minnesota Twins, the Twin Cities and Major League Baseball was remarkable.
"In my long career, I have never met a more loyal and caring human being. We will miss Carl and all of baseball joins me in sending our deepest condolences to the Pohlad family for the loss of our friend and partner."
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