Originally Posted by StillMissOzzie
I think that they are an annual event and the Sox have been in three of seven. No idea who picks the game locale but Chicago is centrally located, and Comiskey Park hosted several Negro League All-Star games.
This is the first time that we hosted, one though, right? I'm pretty sure the last two Civil Rights games we played in were in Memphis and Atlanta.
But I agree, it's probably location and the general reputation of the city. Nobody is having a weekend-long celebration in Houston, for example.