Stadium tribute lacked emotion, star power of '99
NEW YORK -- It was described as the greatest collection of players in one spot in the history of baseball. But Tuesday's eagerly anticipated pregame ceremony may not have even been the greatest in the history of Yankee Stadium. To paraphrase John F. Kennedy, that distinction might have been any time Babe Ruth walked onto the field by himself.
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JULY 15, 2008: ALL-STAR GAME
Michael Young's sacrifice fly scored Justin Morneau with the winning run in the 15th inning as the AL won for the 12th straight time, 4-3, ending the longest All-Star Game in history at Yankee Stadium. Story
• Jayson Stark: This one almost didn't count
• Jerry Crasnick: Uggla's ugly night one to forget
• Amy K. Nelson: Drew pitches in to win MVP
• Jim Caple: Yankee Stadium tribute fell short
• All-Star Game index page
• Jayson Stark's post-game video blog
• Highlights: AL wins All-Star marathon
• All-Star Game breakdown
• Managers talk after All-Star Game
• Lidge talks after losing game
• ZOOM gallery: All-Star Game night
• All-Star Game chat wrap
• Conversation page: Talk about it