Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement regarding the passing of Colorado Rockies President Keli S. McGregor:
"On behalf of Major League Baseball, I am very saddened by the sudden and unexpected passing of Keli McGregor. As President of the Colorado Rockies, Keli was one of our game's rising young stars. He was a great athlete and equally great as a baseball administrator. Also, he was a great human being. All of baseball will miss him. I offer my condolences and deepest sympathies to his family, friends and the
Rockies ball club."