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49 years after D.C. last hosted, MLB All-Star Game remains a ‘You Had to Be There’ experience

49 years after D.C. last hosted, MLB All-Star Game remains a ‘You Had to Be There’ experience
Thursday 12
7:23 2018

San Francisco's Wille McCovey’s two home runs tied an all-star record and helped the National League defeat the American League, 9-3, at the 1969 All-Star Game in Washington. (Associated Press) In the summer of 1969, I was not at Woodstock. I was a 21-year-old counselor at a summer camp in Virginia 100 miles south of Washington. That’s how I got to the 1969 MLB All-Star Game at RFK Stadium — by a fluke. The game was initially rained out. Some fans couldn’t change their schedules to see the makeup game the following day. The father of a camper suddenly had ...

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Washington Post : 49 years after D.C. last hosted, MLB All-Star Game remains a ‘You Had to Be There’ experience

Summary: When it is in your town, your home ballpark, swathed in a week-long celebration, it’s a knockout event.

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