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Play the All-Star Game to Win the All-Star Game

Published by on May 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Winning the All-Star Game recently became so unimportant, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig felt he had to do something.

Selig decided the league that wins the annual Summer Classic gets home field advantage in the World Series.

The All-Star Game is played purely to entertain.

However, there was a time when it was a baseball game that each league wanted to win just for the sake of winning.

Casey Stengel Won Five World Series But Lost Four All-Star Games

Casey Stengel managed the Yankees to World Championships from 1949-1953, but he managed the American League all-stars to losses his first four tries.

In 1954, he hoped to break that dubious streak.

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