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Selig signs off on 2009 All-Star Game for St. Louis

Updated: January 16, 2007, 11:11 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

ST. LOUIS -- Busch Stadium in St. Louis will host baseball's All-Star Game in 2009.

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig made the announcement Monday night at the 49th annual dinner hosted by the St. Louis chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

"There can't be a better baseball town in America," Selig said.

The decision, which was expected, gives St. Louis its first baseball All-Star Game since 1966. The old Busch Stadium hosted the Midsummer Classic that year.

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