Bud Selig due some blame for mess

Baseball's acceptance of the McCourts and their shaky finances paved this road to ruin

Updated: May 6, 2011, 5:59 PM ET
By Ross Newhan | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

Inexorably, we seem headed toward McCourt v. Allan H. (Bud) Selig -- potentially one of the most combustible court cases in baseball history.

Inexorably, there seems to be no other course for Frank McCourt if he wants to retain ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The baseball commissioner has already seized control of the club by appointing a trustee to investigate and operate all phases of the organization, and refused to approve a $3 billion television contract ...

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