- 1995 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
- The 50 Greatest MLB All-Star Game Moments of All Time
- 20 Years Ago, Hideo Nomo Shocked The World At The 1995 MLB All-Star Game
1995 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
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When a collection of the sport's finest players gather together for one star-studded game, it's inevitable that storied memories will transpire. But great moments can be defined in a number of ways: the sentimental, the unexpected, the sublime, the disputed and even the gruesome. All of these moments are great in their own right. Over the past 80 years, there have been a plethora of unique events. Below are 50 of the greatest ones. Photo and video content sourced on individual slides.
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The National League was still riding high after breaking the American League's six year winning streak the previous year. Despite their confidence, the National League managed only three hits during the entire game. Unfortunately for the American League, they all counted, marking the first time in All-Star history that all of a team's hits were homeruns. For over five innings, three American League pitchers had held the National League hitless. This time the American League's offense was anemic as they batted eight times with runners in scoring position and went hitless each time.
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It was the first All-Star Game held in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but not the first hosted by the franchise as the Washington Senators, the team hosted the game in and The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League Because of the MLBPA Strike, and the lack of official champions, the leagues chose to designate the managers of the unofficial league champions teams with the best record at the time of abandonment of the season as managers for this All-Star Game. There were two color guards participating in the pregame ceremonies. Nolan Ryan threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The 50 Greatest MLB All-Star Game Moments of All Time
20 Years Ago, Hideo Nomo Shocked The World At The 1995 MLB All-Star Game