All-Star Rewind 4: How Far Back Can we go?

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 Hi all.  here's the 4th of 10 All-Star game profiles I will write before the next All-Star game is played on July 9, in Cleveland.  We're taking the "Way Back Machine" as far back as baseball audio goes, to the second All-Star game which was played in New York in 1934.  I know I've written a ...

All-Star game profile 2 by request, 1984

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  Hi all.  In this second part of our ten-part series of profiles of All-Star games past, today's focus is 1984.  Kurt Schweizer wanted me to profile that game.  1984 began as the title of a very depressing novel by George Orwell.  In that classic, an evil all-powerful entity called "Big Brother" ruled the world and not ...

All-Star Game Rewind 1 by Request

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  Hi all.  Here is the first of 10 themes on 10 special All-Star games.   At the request of Victor Ramirez, the first theme is about last year's All-Star game.  Here is how I wrote about it the morning after it happened.  The headline at the time was, "The Best All-Star Game Happened after I ...