On July 15, 2008, the American League wins the longest All-Star Game in history, 4-3 in 15 innings at Yankee Stadium. The game lasts nearly five hours and each manager uses every one of their players in the marathon game – the final All-Star Game in the Bronx stadium. Prior to the game, 49 Hall of Famers are on hand for a ceremony on the field.
July 7, 1937
Bo Jackson hits a ruthian blast to leadoff All Star game while Ronald Reagan joins Vin Scully in the NBC broadcast booth.
July 11, 1989
At Three Rivers Stadium, Dodger first baseman Steve Garvey, a write-in All-Star starter, singles and doubles to help the National League beat the Junior circuit, 7-2. Mike Schmidt, also a write-in, plays in his first Midsummer Classic thanks to radio intern Howard Eskin’s on-air campaign which urged Phillies fans to stuff the ballot box for their young third baseman.
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