Trump International Hotel and Tower didn’t host the
To be more precise, most of the Dodgers stayed there on that four-game trip to face the Cubs that began on May 30. First baseman
Gonzalez, whose solo homer proved to be the difference in the Dodgers’ NLCS Game 2 victory on Sunday, wouldn’t explicitly name Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as the reason he decided to go solo on the Dodgers’ last trip to the Windy City.
“We’re here to play baseball not talk politics,” Gonzalez said.
Gonzalez was born in San Diego, although spent his early childhood in
Trump’s “build a wall and make Mexico pay for it” line has been a regular part of his stump speech and he hardly endeared himself to
"They’re bringing drugs,” Trump said of Mexican immigrants. “They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”
Trump also took issue with a federal judge who is hearing a case filed against his defunct
The hotel required a deposit to hold the rooms, and the Dodgers didn’t know until early Friday morning, after their victory against the
The Dodgers found accommodations elsewhere.