Overview:The Conscience of the Game: Baseball's Commissioners from Landis to Selig - From its inception, the office of the commissioner has held a strange place in baseball. Who does the commissioner serve - the fans, the sport, the best interests of the game, or the owners? As Larry Moffi explains, that question has had different answers at different times. As the game has changed, so too have the responsibilities of the commissioner. Born out of controversy to help resolve the crisis brought on by the Black Sox Scandal of 1919, when the White Sox threw the World Series, the commissioner's role has always drawn attention and put the officeholders in the public spotlight. By comparing commissioners' performances in terms of their responsibilities and how they addressed them, Moffi profiles how some commissioners rose to the occasion and others failed. For example, he discusses in depth Happy Chandler's management of the crisis that arose around Jackie Robinson's arrival in the Major Leagues and Bart Giamatti's and then Fay Vincent's reactions to the Pete Rose scandal. Different perspectives on the commissioner's mission have led to the infighting and power struggles that have helped shape the game to the present day. In this unique history of the office, set agains

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