Many players have had a also or two patches on the Sleeve. On a stand "Black lives Matter" (Black life), on the other "United for Change" (United for change). On the back of the throw hill a modified and-black Logo of the League was in the stadiums to see with the abbreviation BLM instead of the usual MLB.
Football-professional Colin Kaepernick had protested in 2016, with the knee during the anthem against racism and police violence against African-Americans. Since the death of George Floyd by a white police officer, there are country-wide protests against racism. Many of the athletes and their leagues have positioned themselves clearly.
The American President Donald Trump is a big critic of the Knieens during the anthem and most recently had announced to want to games, where this is not the case, not more. Before the first game between the Nationals and the Yankees Trump announced that he was going on 15. August, throw in a home game the Yankees the symbolic first Ball.
This honor was the start of the season, the Corona-experts Anthony Fauci given to become. The 79-year-old Director of the National Institute for infectious diseases was not a good figure, and missed the catcher by several meters.Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 05:19