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2011 All-Star Game: Will It Move Out of Arizona?

By Illya Harrell On May - 22 - 2010

The Arizona Immigration Law is undoubtedly stirring a lot of emotions.  If you have not heard of it, then feel free to go back to sleep. Your government will take care of you—that's a promise—well, from them.

In 2011, Major League Baseball's All-Star game is scheduled for Arizona.

This has people in a tizzy, calling for the MLB to move it, cancel it, have all the players wear pink berets instead of ball caps, hold special ceremonies honoring the vast number of Hispanic ball players, etc.

None of that will happen.  Especially the pink berets—that was just made up. 

In fact, it would not be at all surprising to see MLB's commissioner, Bud Selig, fine players who boycott the game on the grounds that the law is unjust.

If the Arizona Diamondbacks had a non-sponsored baseball stadium like, for example, Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park, the commissioner would relocate the game in half of a hiccup.

Even if it were corporately sponsored by, say, Target—like Minnesota's new stadium, it is fairly likely that Mr. Selig would move the game.

So why won’t the 2011 MLB All-Sta...

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