MLB opts not to hire Freeman for Dodgers help
Major League Baseball is still open to hiring someone to assist Schieffer.
Schieffer was appointed by MLB commissioner Bud Selig to take over the Dodgers' finances and day-to-day business operations April 25.
Schieffer, a former American diplomat and the brother of veteran TV journalist Bob Schieffer, was the president of the Texas Rangers from 1991-1995 under then-owner George W. Bush. When Bush became President of the United States, Schieffer was a U.S. ambassador to first Australia and later Japan.