The All-Star Game will be held at Coors Field in Denver, a stadium that is very easy to hit.
Major League Baseball officially announced the landscape of its mid-season exhibition on Tuesday. He decided to withdraw from Atlanta from the venue of the mid-season classic event to protest the change in Georgia’s election law.
The last All-Star game held at Coors Field was in 1998. The game will take place on July 13.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement: “The Major League Baseball is grateful to the Rockies, Denver and Colorado for supporting the All-Star Game this summer.” In this event, our sport and first class in the area. “
In response to the election reforms made by Republican Governor Brian Kemp on March 25, the Major League Baseball (MLB) decided to withdraw from Atlanta’s Truist Park from the July 13 game. Opponents of this measure, including the CEO of Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola, have condemned what they call restrictive measures.
Georgia’s laws include new restrictions on mail-in voting and greater legislative control over election methods. This is part of a wide-ranging effort by Republican states to reduce voting options after former President Donald Trump’s election last year Unfounded claims for large-scale fraudulent elections.
Colorado has a Democratic governor in Jared Polis, and the legislature is also controlled by the party.
Rockis is eager to propose an organizational sketch of the so-called Summer Classic, including hospitality and safety. Polis and Mayor Michael Hancock pledged to provide the necessary facilities and services to support this event.
Manfred explained last week that after talking to the Players and Players League (the Players League), he decided to withdraw from the All-Star Game and Atlanta Amateur Draft games, which was formed by the blacks after George’s death. Player organization.
Camp vowed to defend this measure, and other Republicans criticized the decision of Major League Baseball. Texas Governor Greg Abbott refused to make the first goal in Monday’s Texas Rangers’ first game and said the state will not seek to host an All-Star Game or other American careers Major League Baseball matches.
With its spacious grounds and the height of Denver, Coors Field has always been a batter’s paradise. These balls are expected to travel long distances from the stadium, especially in home run derby.
Rockies CEO Greg Feasel said: “This year we are very happy to host the All-Star Game at Coors Field. Colorado summer is something that everyone in the United States should experience. We will take this opportunity to showcase our lovely stadium and all of us. Cities, states and cities can provide.”
The Los Angeles Dodgers will host the 2022 edition.