Bud Selig is one of the least-liked figures in baseball. If you need explanation on this, please read Grant Brisbee's article on THE MT. RUSHMORE OF BASEBALL UNLIKABILITY and Rob Neyer's follow-up on Bud Selig, human scorpion. No baseball fan I have ever spoken to likes Bud Selig, whose legacy is one of failing to create a legacy.
Nobody except, um ... himself, I guess?
MLB commissioner Bud Selig to receive the 1st "Commissioner Bud Selig Leadership Award" from Baseball Assistance Team next Tuesday.— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 21, 2014
So far as I can tell from their website, the Baseball Assistance Team is an MLB-affiliated organization that helps baseball players who have fallen on hard times.
Which is great, but still, the BUD SELIG AWARD.
WE NEED TO GO DEEPER
Other awards announcements today:
-- Alex Rodriguez to receive the 1st "Alex Rodriguez Award for Being Hated by Bud Selig"
-- Richard Sherman to receive the 1st "Best CB in the NFL Richard Sherman award for best CB in the NFL"
-- Nick Young to receive the 1st "Nick Young Award for Swaggiest P"
-- SB Nation to receive the 1st "Sports Blog Network That Is Great Award"