Manfred broadcasts Braves will host 2025 MLB All-Star Sport (1:22)
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred talks in regards to the choice to deliver the All-Star Sport to Atlanta after shifting the sport from Truist Park in 2021. (1:22)
Nov 16, 2023, 02:26 PM ET
Main League Baseball will play its 2025 All-Star Sport in Atlanta, 4 years after shifting the sport from Truist Park to Denver’s Coors Discipline over objections to modifications in Georgia’s voting rights legal guidelines.
Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Thursday following an homeowners assembly.
Atlanta was awarded the 2021 All-Star Sport in Could 2019, however MLB moved it in April 2021, simply three months earlier than the sport was performed.
Critics complained then that the voting rights modifications have been too restrictive. Manfred made the choice to maneuver the All-Star occasions and the beginner draft from Atlanta after discussions with particular person gamers and the Gamers Alliance, a corporation of Black gamers shaped after the demise of George Floyd in 2020.
The Rangers will host subsequent 12 months’s All-Star Sport in Arlington, Texas, and the 2026 sport shall be in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.