No All-Stars in Arizona
16 Aug 2010 22:10 GMT
The Arizona Diamondbacks are slated to host the 2011 All-Star Game, but a growing number of individuals and groups are calling on Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig to move the game due to Arizona's passage of the anti-immigrant legislation known as SB 1070. Sunday, the Washington Nationals' ace pitcher Stephen Strasburg took the mound against the Diamondbacks, but he was pulled before the start of the sixth inning after activists disrupted the game. Nationals' manager Jim Riggleman told the Washington Post, "Once that stuff was going on, I decided I'm not going to throw him back out there."
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