Major League Baseball All-Star Game facts for kids

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Seven members of the 1937 American League All-Star Team: Left to right: Lou Gehrig, Joe Cronin, Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio, Charlie Gehringer, Jimmie Foxx, and Hank Greenberg. All seven would eventually be elected to the Hall of Fame.

In Major League Baseball, the All-Star Game is the game between the best players from the American League (AL) and the National League (NL). The game is held in July of each season. Beginning with the 2003 All Star Game, The winner of the game gets home field advantage in the World Series. The National League has won the All-Star Game forty-two times. The American League has won it thirty-eight times. There have been two ties.

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Year Winner Score
2003 AL 7-6
2004 AL 9-4
2005 AL 7-5
2006 AL 3-2
2007 AL 5-4
2008 AL 4-3 (15 INN)
2009 AL 4-3
2010 NL 3-1
2011 NL 5-1

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