Five Reasons Ben Bernanke Would Make a Great Baseball Commissioner

Ben Bernanke watches a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds on Aug. 2, 2008 in Washington Photograph by Charles Dharapak/AP Photo

Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times said today on CNBC that former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is interested in being the next commissioner of Major League Baseball. This isn’t exactly a scoop. When he completed his term as chairman in January, he pointedly noted that Commissioner Bud Selig planned to retire in a year.

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