July 6, 1933: A Dream Realized    

In 1933, Chicago was celebrating its centennial by hosting a…

September 10, 1933: The “Game of Games”: The First Negro League All-Star Game

The East-West Game became the spirit and life of Negro League…

July 10, 1934: Carl Hubbell strikes out five Hall of Famers in a row at All-Star Game

The 1934 All-Star Game is remembered for the performance of New…

August 26, 1934: The Hottest Show in Town

The summer of 1934 was a scorcher in Chicago. It was one of the…

July 8, 1935: Manager-picked AL All-Stars coast to 4-1 win in Cleveland

In the first two years of the All-Star Game, fans voted for the…

August 11, 1935: The Mule Kicks the Maestro

At a time when a pint of Kentucky bourbon cost $1.251 and a…

July 6, 1938: The summer of Vander Meer continues with All-Star win at Crosley Field

Johnny Vander Meer was enjoying a summer to remember. A spot…

August 6, 1939: The East-West All-Star Game Got Their Vote

As the Cheers resident know-it-all Cliff Clavin might have said,…

July 9, 1940: Five NL pitchers combine for first All-Star shutout at Sportsman's Park

Under a broiling midsummer sun, five National League pitchers…

July 6, 1942: Boudreau, York homers lead AL stars to victory

Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field had been scheduled as the site of the…

July 13, 1943: Depleted AL stars win first night All-Star Game in Philadelphia

The 1943 All-Star Game was the first one significantly affected…

July 11, 1944: NL's Cavarretta shines in wartime All-Star Game

The twelfth All-Star Game saw the National League prevail for…

July 10, 1945: MLB All-Star Game canceled during World War II

On February 21, 1945, Monroe Johnson, director of the federal…

August 15, 1946: Newark Eagles quartet sparks East to victory in Negro Leagues all-star game

The first Negro Leagues East-West All-Star Game of 1946 took…

July 8, 1947: NL pitching dominates in All-Star Game at Wrigley Field

The 1947 All-Star Game was played for the first time in Wrigley…

July 10, 1951: NL stars 'loaded with power,' bash AL in Detroit

Ralph Kiner had an idea what might be coming as baseball’s…