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Major League Baseball Nonsense

by J.C. Arenas
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Adrian Gonzalez is an all-star player for the San Diego Padres and an American citizen. He has stated he will boycott the 2011 All-Star Game to be played in Phoenix because of Arizona's new immigration law.

The Major League Baseball Player's Union has also come out against the law.

Before anybody celebrates MLB's so-called moral compass regarding this issue, we should look at the relationship the League has established with international talent.

MLB has set up academies all over Latin America to take advantage of the talent.

If Adrian Gonzalez were from the Dominican Republic, he would have played at one of these academies before beginning his minor league career in the U.S. As a result of being a young prospect from the D.R., as opposed to a young prospect from


Added: May-3-2010 Occurred On: May-3-2010
By: copperdog3
Tags: immigration, illegal, aliens, legalize, amnesty, hispanic, MLB, Major League Baseball, Dominican Republic, Arizona
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