Chipper Jones

Selig, Schuerholz elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Bud Selig oversaw baseball during a time of transformation and turmoil — wild cards and a ballpark boom, the cancellation of a World Series and the Steroids Era. For much of his reign, though, there was one constant: those first-place Atlanta Braves, built by John Schuerholz.

The former commissioner and the longtime general manager met up again Sunday, both elected by an overwhelming margin to the Hall of Fame.

Even so, Selig didn't see it as a sure thing.

"It reminded me of many a ninth inning when I used to pace around," the one-time owner of the Milwaukee Brewers said on a conference call.

Schuerholz was picked by all 16 voters on a...

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