MLB Conveniently Forgets To Acknowledge Most Embarrassing All-Star Game Moment Ever

The 2002 All-Star Game? Oh, RIGHT, that one.

1. For the All-Star Game at Citi Field, MLB has set up part of the scoreboard with the results of recent Midsummer Classics. But wait, something was missing yesterday.


Craig Calcaterra

@craigcalcaterra

It’s @MLB revisionist history. The tied All-Star Game in 2002 didn’t happen.

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2. The 2002 game never happened!

3. Of course, that was when the game ended in a controversial 7-7 tie after 11 innings which remains a permanent black mark on the tenure of Commissioner Bud Selig (pictured center).

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4. Fans were booing and chanting “Let them play!” as it became clear that there’d be no winner.

5. Today, the game is back! Baseball infamy is restored.


Eric Fisher

@EricFisherSBJ

So the 2002 ASG tie did happen after all. Back on scoreboard after yesterday’s odd absence

6. Let this be a lesson: You do not screw with the past.

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