(4-3-21) Major League Baseball this week jumped right in the middle of a ‘political mess’ that they created….one that may impact them for may seasons to come.


President Joe Biden has supported the moving of the game from Atlanta –

The reaction by Commissioner Rob Manfred punished one of his own franchises for something they had not participated in in the entire process.

The Braves statement indicates that they were not pleased with the MLB actions that were taken – ‘neither our decision, nor are recommendation’

The Atlanta Braves are deeply disappointed by the decision of Major League Baseball to move its’ 2021 All Star Game.

This was neither our decision, nor our recommendation and we are saddened that fans will not be able to see this event in our city.  The Braves organization will continue to stress the importance of equal voting opportunities and we had hoped our city could use this event as a platform to enhance the discussion.  Our city has always been known as a uniter in divided times and we will miss the opportunity to address issues that are important to our community. 

Unfortunately, businesses, employees, and fans in Georgia are the victims of this decision.

We will continue to support the community legacy projects which have been planned and are in process.

Reactions from both sides-

The actions taken by MLB also got the attention of politicians on Capitol Hill –

Should pro sports support or disapprove political issues? Will this impact the future of baseball? Where will they host the all star game?