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Selig warns GMs about economic turmoil as meetings begin

Updated: November 4, 2008, 10:13 PM ET
Associated Press

DANA POINT, Calif. -- Listing some of the Wall Street firms that have fallen, baseball commissioner Bud Selig warned general managers about the national economy as they formally began their annual meeting Tuesday.

Some club executives say teams have delayed setting budgets for payroll because they want to determine whether the economic downturn will change revenue projections.

Selig spoke to the GMs by video conference for eight or nine minutes, according to Jimmie Lee Solomon, executive ...

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