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11/11/2013 1:31 P.M. ET

Commissioner's statement

Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement regarding today's announcement by the Atlanta Braves:

"The Braves have kept us apprised of their stadium situation throughout this process. Major League Baseball fully supports their decision to move to a new ballpark in Atlanta for the 2017 season, and we look forward to their continued excellence representing their community, both on and off the field."


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