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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

MLB is eliminating paper All-Star ballots and our childhood weeps | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

When the news broke Tuesday that MLB would be getting rid of its paper All-Star ballots starting with the 2015 season, I was momentarily transported to being a 10-year-old kid sitting inside Oakland Coliseum with a pencil in my hand.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 17, 2015 at 09:56 PM | 152 comment(s)
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Saturday, February 07, 2015

All-Star Game To Be Awarded By Bid, Manfred Says - BaseballAmerica.com

The devil is in the details.

New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he intends to award the All-Star Game with a bidding process, rather than alternating leagues as has been the practice generally every season since the game was put in place in 1933.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 07, 2015 at 10:33 AM | 59 comment(s)
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