Mets, Yanks urged to boycott 2011 All-Star Game by NY political party

Ronald MonestimeCorrespondent IMay 10, 2010

MOBILE, AL - APRIL 14:  MLB Commissioner Bud Selig adjusts his glasses during ceremonies opening the Hank Aaron Museum at the Hank Aaron Stadium on April 14, 2010 in Mobile, Alabama.  (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)
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As reported MLB-stand-against-Arizona-immigration-law">here, in response to the recent passing of the controversial and divisive Arizona immigration law, United States House Representative Jose Serrano, a Democrat from New York, wrote a letter to Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Bud Selig urging him to pull the 2011 All-Star Game from Phoenix.

And although the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) has issued a statementvoicing its opposition to the legislation, in addition to subtly threatening further action if the law is not modified or repealed, Selig and MLB have declined to comment on the matter.

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