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By Will Korn 

Talking Sports: Major League Baseball Must Put All-Star Game in Proper Perspective


The 85th edition of Major League Baseball’s All-Star game will take place Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, home of the Minnesota Twins. As it does every year, the game will feature the cream of baseball’s crop and it is sure to be an entertaining three hours or more of baseball.

The game obviously doesn’t count for or against any individual team’s record in the standings. The individual players’ stats in the game don’t count towards their season stats. The American and National League teams are essentially at even strength every year.

So I’m curious as to wh...

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