MLB Caves to Biden, Moves All-Star Game in Response to GA Voting Law

MLB Caves to Biden, Moves All-Star Game in Response to GA Voting Law


Major League Baseball is moving its All-Star Game from Atlanta in response to a recently passed voting reform law in Georgia, ESPN reports.

MLB issued a press release announcing the move on Friday.

Whoa: The @MLB is relocating the All-Star game and Draft from Georgia over the restrictive voting law

“Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box.” pic.twitter.com/ZfWxH0ceHe

— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) April 2, 2021

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ESPN’s lead MLB reporter Jeff Passan also shared the news:

Here is the full release from MLB. The money line from commission Rob Manfred: “Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box.” pic.twitter.com/3tghCUDM47

— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) April 2, 2021

Last month, Major League Baseball Players Association President Tony Clark said that his union members wanted to relocate the game

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