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MLB teams trying to avoid sales drop

CINCINNATI, March 9 (UPI) -- Some Major League Baseball teams are trying to avoid a decline in season ticket sales during the U.S. recession by cutting prices, an official says.

Chicago Cubs sale faces Dec. 1 deadline

CHICAGO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The scheduled Dec. 1 date for the sale of Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs remains unchanged, the ESPN cable sports network reported Thursday.

Cubs, Padres in final Hall of Fame game

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres have been chosen to play in the final Hall of Fame Game June 16 in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Reds lose protest

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Reds Thursday learned their protest during Monday’s 7-6 loss to the Chicago Cubs was denied by Major League Baseball.

Nationals to get a new stadium

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball has signed a lease for a new baseball stadium for the Washington Nationals.

Comcast files suit over broadcast rights

BALTIMORE, April 22 (UPI) -- Comcast SportNet has filed a lawsuit against the Baltimore Orioles over broadcast rights that could affect the Washington Nationals.

D.C. Council OKs stadium financing plan

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The District of Columbia Council Tuesday approved a stadium financing plan that cleared the way for the Washington Nationals to play ball in 2005.

Nationals order partial shutdown

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals closed down their business and promotional offices Wednesday after their long-term status in the city became questionable.

MLB drops Spiderman base covers

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Based on a public outcry, Major League Baseball has decided not to use images from the "Spider-man 2" movie on base covers next month.

Baseball backs down on Spiderman promotion

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- A surge of controversy Thursday ended Major League Baseball's plan to place artwork from the movie "Spiderman 2" on bases in ballparks next month.

MLB responds to player complaint

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball responded Thursday to critical comments made by Boston star Curt Schilling, calling them, "misinformed and discouraging."

Baseball denies plan to reinstate Rose

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball released a statement Tuesday denying that Pete Rose would be reinstated in 2004.

Sosa suspension reduced one game

BALTIMORE, June 11 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Wednesday reduced by one the eight-game suspension given Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs for using a corked bat in a game.

Sosa appeal heard in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, June 10 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa on Tuesday made his case for having his eight-game suspension reduced.

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Bob DuPuy, President and Chief Operating Officer, Major League Baseball speaks at the unveiling of the logo for the 2007 All-Star Game at AT&T Park in San Francisco on July 14, 2006. The game will be played on July 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)
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Robert A. "Bob" DuPuy (born c. 1947) is an attorney and the current President and Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball. He took both titles on March 7, 2002. Prior to joining Major League Baseball, he was a partner and management committee member of Foley & Lardner, a large Milwaukee-based law firm.

Bob DuPuy received an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1968, and a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1973. At Cornell, he was the editor-in-chief of the Cornell Law Review. After attending Dartmouth, he served in Vietnam with the 504th Military Police Battalion with the US Army.

DuPuy grew up in Branford, Conn. Prior to attending Dartmouth, DuPuy graduated from Notre Dame High School of West Haven in 1964. On November 3, 2007, at Yale Commons in New Haven, Ct, he was bestowed with honor of becoming a Knight of Honor, the highest award the school gives out to friends and graduates of Notre Dame High School.

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