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Civil Rights Game headed to Atlanta

Updated: June 30, 2010, 10:42 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves will host Major League Baseball's Civil Rights Games in 2011-12, team president John Schuerholz announced Wednesday at the King Center.

No dates or opponents have been set for the games, which will be played during the next two regular seasons. The 2009-10 games were held in Cincinnati.

Jimmie Lee Solomon, MLB's executive vice president for baseball development, called Atlanta, the home of slain civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., an easy choice ...

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