Last Friday, Major League Baseball decided to change the venue of the All-Star Game. The game will be played in Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, on the basis of a new law restricting voting rights issued by the Georgia authorities last month. get on.
Major League Baseball has awarded the game to Atlanta on May 29, 2019. The game is scheduled to be held on July 13 as part of the Major League Baseball summer vacation, including the Future Stars game on July 11 and Home run derby the next night. However, Commissioner Rob Manfred (Rob Manfred) decided to change the venue of the All-Star Game and amateur draft, which will be held in Atlanta for the first time.
Manfred said: “The Major League Baseball basically supports the voting rights of all Americans and opposes restrictions on polling stations.”