WaPo Demands Baseball Ban Spring Training In Florida Over DeSantis

  • A writer for the Washington Post is arguing that Major League Baseball (MLB) should bar teams from holding spring training in Florida.
  • Kevin B. Blackistone, a sports commentator for ESPN as well as the Post, invokes the bad old days of 1947, when several major league teams moved their spring training camps out of Florida because that state still had segregation laws in place.
  • Ron DeSantis’ Florida, Blackistone claims, is just as bad as the Florida where black Americans were barred from the better hotels and restaurants, and vulnerable to harassment and even lynching.
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