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Senator to Players: Boycott All-Star Game

2011 baseball classic becomes pawn in Ariz. immigration law flap

(Newser) - Sen. Robert Menendez is calling on baseball players of all ethnicities to protest Arizona's new immigration law by boycotting the 2011 All-Star Game in Phoenix. "While I understand the frustration about the failures of our current system, states should not be permitted to enact their own discriminatory immigration laws... More »

Fehr, Head of Baseball Players Union, Will Retire

(Newser) - Baseball players union chief Donald Fehr said today he’ll retire by March 31, the New York Times reports. His likely replacement as executive director will be Michael Weiner, the union’s general counsel. In Fehr’s 26 years at the helm, the average player salary rose from $289,000... More »

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