Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Commissioner Robert Manfred feared relocating the All-Star Game from Atlanta because the move would balloon into a “political event.”
According to a Fox Business report, after Stacey Abrams, LeBron James, and Al Sharpton urged MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred to relocate the All-Star Game from Atlanta, the MLB Commissioner apprehensively made the decision.
Breitbart News reported the three individuals did indeed hold extensive discussions with the MLB Commissioner, influencing him to move the All-Star Game due to players potentially boycotting the event. But when the news broke of the relocation, Abrams tweeted she was “Disappointed @MLB will move the All-Star Game, but proud of their stance on voting rights. GA GOP traded economic opportunity for suppression.”
Abrams honesty about her current stance “is suspect,” Fox News reported. However, LeBron James, who holds huge sway with the sports world and social justice warriors, has continued his opposition to