LA Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez Refused To Stay With Team At A Trump Hotel

“I didn’t stay there,” Gonzalez confirmed. “I had my reasons.”

Adrian Gonzalez, first baseman for the LA Dodgers, refused to stay at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago when the team faced off against the Cubs back in May.

Adrian Gonzalez, first baseman for the LA Dodgers, refused to stay at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago when the team faced off against the Cubs back in May.

While the rest of the team stayed at the Trump hotel, Gonzalez made accommodations elsewhere.

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According to JP Hoornstra of the Long Beach Press-Telegram, Gonzalez had little to say about the matter: “I didn’t stay there,” he confirmed. “I had my reasons.”

According to JP Hoornstra of the Long Beach Press-Telegram, Gonzalez had little to say about the matter: "I didn't stay there," he confirmed. "I had my reasons."

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When pressed to specify his reasons for not staying, Gonzalez “smiled” and simply replied, “We’re here to play baseball not talk politics.”

When pressed to specify his reasons for not staying, Gonzalez "smiled" and simply replied, "We’re here to play baseball not talk politics."

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The 34-year-old first baseman was born in San Diego, and grew up in Tijuana, Mexico, where he learned to play baseball.

The 34-year-old first baseman was born in San Diego, and grew up in Tijuana, Mexico, where he learned to play baseball.

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