Baseball Commissioner Selig visits Oakland, says A's need new stadium

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig gestures during a news conference prior to a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Outgoing Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig was in Oakland Tuesday as part of his farewell tour of all major league ballparks. Selig addressed the media, flanked by A's co-owner and longtime friend, Lew Wolffe.

Selig says he is happy the A's worked out a long-term lease with the city to keep the team in Oakland, but he added, more needs to be done. "This team needs a new ball park, I know I said it the last time I was here, my only comparison is County Stadium and Shea Stadium, and for those of you in this room, that's not a compliment."

Selig didn't comment on rumors about the A's possibly moving to San Jose because of a lawsuit filed by South Bay leaders.
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