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Arizona’s racially divisive anti-immigration law could cost the state it’s 2011 All-Star Game hosting privileges.
New York Rep. José E. Serrano is calling for Major League Baseball to move the game from Phoenix.
“I think Major League Baseball, with 40 percent Latino ballplayers at all levels, should make a statement that it will not hold its All-Star Game in a state that discriminates against 40 percent of their people,” Serrano said in a statement.
Serrano the latest in a long line of lawmakers, advocates, and businesses calling for an economic boycott against Arizona in protest of the new law. The move could cost the already cash-strapped state millions of dollars.