The only Latino in the U.S. Senate called on Major League Baseball players to boycott the 2011 All- Star Game in Phoenix to protest Arizona's recently passed immigration law.
WASHINGTON — The only Latino in the U.S. Senate called on Major League Baseball players to boycott the 2011 All- Star Game in Phoenix to protest Arizona’s recently passed immigration law.
Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, praised the Major League Baseball Players Association for its recent stand against the statute and urged players to consider a boycott until the law “is repealed or the game is moved to another location.”
Rep. Jose Serrano, a New York Democrat, has similarly asked the players to boycott the 2011 event.
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