Tuesday, March 5, 2024

America’s Favorite Pastime Deals with SB 1070

It’s that time of year again when people gather in ballparks across the nation to watch their favorite teams play ball, but more than just scoring a homerun will be on the minds of many players in Arizona this summer. About 150 Latino rookies are taking part in the Arizona Rookie League this year.  The […]

US Senator urges Baseball Players Boycott Arizona

Senator Bob Menendez, the only Latino in the US Senate, sent a letter yesterday urging the Major League Baseball Players’ Association to boycott the 2011 all-star game that is scheduled to be played in Arizona because of the state’s controversial new immigration law. Menendez wrote to the Executive Director Michael Weiner: “I ask that you […]

MLB Comes Out Against Arizona Immigration Law

The following statement was issued today by Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Michael Weiner regarding the immigration law recently passed by the state of Arizona. “The recent passage by Arizona of a new immigration law could have a negative impact on hundreds of Major League players who are citizens of countries other than […]