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Braves Bringing World Series to Atlanta Is 'Greatest Irony of All'

Freddie Freeman, No. 5 of the Atlanta Braves, participates in a workout prior to the start of the World Series against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 25. (Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

By    |   Tuesday, 26 October 2021 07:23 AM EDT

Major League Baseball’s concerns over so-called voter suppression in Georgia seem to have vanished after the Atlanta Braves clinched a spot in the World Series.

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was quick to punish Georgia earlier this year over proposed new voting laws by pulling the All-Star Game out of Atlanta and moving it to Denver, a switch that was immediately lambasted as politically motivated and one that was estimated to have cost small business owners upward of $100 million in potential revenue.

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Major League Baseball's concerns over so-called voter suppression in Georgia seem to have vanished after the Atlanta Braves clinched a spot in the World Series. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was quick to punish Georgia earlier this year over proposed new voting laws by...
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2021-23-26
Tuesday, 26 October 2021 07:23 AM
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