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Stop the All-Star Game madness

Originally Published: July 14, 2009
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

Now that we are at a safe distance, seven years removed from the Misery in Milwaukee, when the All-Star Game ended in an 11-inning, 7-7 tie because both teams ran out of players and baseball went into full-scale panic, it is time for the sport to return to its senses, and cease and desist with the nonsense of attaching the All-Star Game to home-field advantage in the World Series.

Immediately.

It was a dumb idea then, a typical overreaction to a one-year aberration, an overreach to ...

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