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Bud’s message

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a message for graduates at the University of Wisconsin: Dream big and don’t fear failure. In his commencement address Saturday, Selig urged the graduates to be resolute during these difficult economic times. Selig did not address baseball’s drug problem or this season’s drop in attendance. Instead, the 1956 Wisconsin graduate said he views baseball as a metaphor for life, full of possibility and hope. Selig, 74, was the Brewers’ owner and president before becoming commissioner in 1998.

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