When I was a kid, the All-Star Game was right up there with the World Series, at least to me.
Back then, the national pastime's star showcase dwarfed the NFL's and NBA's. I was Jack, looking up the bean stalk at baseball's All-Stars.
Those were the days when players were often lifelong National or American Leaguers, and they actually gave you the feeling they hated each other and played for blood.
I mean, Pete Rose scored the winning run in 1970 at Riverfront by running ...Read full story
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