Larry Baer, CEO of the San Francisco Giants, knocked his wife to the ground during a fight over a cellphone.
TMZ published video of the altercation.
In the video, Baer's wife, Pam, screams "Oh my god! No!" while being knocked to the ground as her husband attempts to take the cellphone from her. The video also shows Larry Baer holding that cellphone while walking away.
"Regrettably today we had a heated argument in public over a family matter," the couple said in a statement. "We are deeply embarrassed by the situation and have resolved the issue.''
Baer said he has apologized to his wife and that police were not contacted
"Major League Baseball is aware of the incident and, just like any other situation like this, will immediately begin to gather the facts," a league spokesman said. "We will have no further comment until this process is completed."
Baer was part of the ownership group that bought the Giants in 1992 to keep them in San Francisco, where the club won the World Series in 2010, '12 and '14. He took over as CEO on Jan. 1, 2012.