Lucey: The All-Star Game returns to Cleveland in 1954

From SABR member Bill Lucey at Daily News Gems on November 29, 2018:

f ever the Greater Cleveland area needed a break to take their mind off their troubles, July, 1954, couldn’t have come at a more opportune time.

The 21st annual All-Star Game took place at Cleveland Municipal Stadium off the shore of Lake Erie on July, 13, 1954. The last time Cleveland hosted an All-Star Game was in 1935.

What exactly was ailing the city? Let us count the ways. ... The deafening alarm bells were ringing in full force. Cleveland fans were fretting over yet another late season collapse.

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