Latino Baseball Players Preparing To Boycott Next Year’s All-Star Game In Phoenix

Posted by | July 13, 2010 10:09 | Filed under: Top Stories

Yovani Gallardo of the Brewers (pictured), Joakim Soria of Kansas City, and Jose Bautista of Toronto are just three Latino players who have indicated they’ll boycott the all-star game in Arizona next year  because of that state’s immigration law. (h/t Think Progress)

About three dozen protesters held signs Monday one block from the hotel where Major League Baseball held its welcoming news conferences. The demonstrators said they had more than 100,000 signatures on petitions asking commissioner Bud Selig to move the 2011 All-Star Game out of Arizona.

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