There are lots of surer bets than the American League beating the National League in a head-to-head matchup.
Try Phil Mickelson out-finessing Charles Barkley in a closest-to-the-pin contest. Or Takeru Kobayashi downing more all-beef wieners than Calista Flockhart. Or George Will besting Charlie Manuel in a Winston Churchill-quoting competition.
But the gap is significant enough that Tommy Lasorda -- bless his Senior Circuit loving heart -- was forced to go to great lengths to defend ...
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