Quotes of Commissioner

“ When you're Commissioner you always want the home team to win, unfortunately, because it is best for the fans, but how can you argue against a game like this? ”

- C. David Baker

“ I read an interview with her a couple of years ago… when she talked about what she wanted to do post-government career. She wanted to be the commissioner of the National Football League. ”

- Al Michaels

“ Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on. ”

- Peter Ueberroth

“ Amateur bureaucrats are often even worse than professional bureaucrats. ”

- John McCarthy

“ Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing abatement. ”

- Benjamin Franklin
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