(August 26, 2020)
In keeping with their bold Aries Ascendent, The Milwaukee Brewers challenged the baseball establishment and demonstrated their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement by refusing to take the field in the wake of the shooting a Jacob Blake in nearby black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The Brewers’ protest occured as Mars in transit at 26 degrees Aries formed an exact square to Saturn in transit at 26 degrees Capricorn. This transit often sets the stage for a conflict between young idealists and upholders of establishment values. Earlier in the day, the Milwaukee Bucks had refused to play their NBA playoff game. Their strike led to a dominoe affect that cancelled all NBA playoff games for the day. But the Major League baseball establishment was reportedly not concerned that any baseball games would be cancelled. Yet the Brewers were feeling the Mars-Saturn square and just had to make a statement. Their North Node of 26 Aries and North Node of 29 Aries held the transit as an exact conjunction from Mars and a square from Saturn.
The Brewers have also been feeling the social unrest of 2020 as a square to their Venus in Libra, which has been experiencing a square from Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn. Venus in Libra has a strong commitment to fairness and justice.
The Brewers convinced the Reds, their opponents for Wednesday’s game to join them in the protest. Soon afterwards, four other teams in Major League Baseball joined them: the Mariners, Padres, Giants and Dodgers.
An Aries takes a bold stand that others will follow.