Selig: 'Cubs tax' a dead issue

Updated: March 28, 2010, 3:35 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

MESA, Ariz. -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said on Saturday the proposed Cub tax which would put a surcharge on every spring training ticket sold is a dead issue.

Selig said that he has appointed John McHale, Jr., who is the executive vice president of administration of Major League Baseball, to handle future proposals with the state of Arizona and its municipalities.

One of the major issues was to raise funds for projects such as the $184 million future spring ...

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