On August 9, 1981, coming back from the players strike, the largest crowd in All-Star Game history watches the National League defeat the American League, 5-4, at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. Playing in front of a throng of 72,086 fans, future Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter hits two home runs and is named the game’s MVP.

The crowd is also treated to the kissing bandit Morganna plants on a very willing hometown hero Len Barker,

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