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July 11, 1939
All three runs in the American League's 3-1 All-Star Game victory are driven in by a Yankee player when their ballpark in the Bronx hosts to the Midsummer Classic. The 20-year-old Indians fireballer Bob Feller steals the show at Yankee Stadium when he hurls 3â…” scoreless innings.
July 13, 1960
The Yankee Stadium hosts the All-Star Game, the second played in three days. The contest marks the return of Willie Mays to New York as the San Francisco Giants superstar goes 3-for-4, including a homer and a single off American League starter Whitey Ford, pacing the National League to a 6-0 victory.
July 19, 1977
With a four-run first inning, the National League coasts to a 7-5 All-Star win over the AL. The victory of the Mid-Summer Classic at the renovated Yankee Stadium marks the Senior Circuit's sixth straight victory and their 14th in the last 15 games.
January 31, 2007
At New York's Gracey Mansion, Major League Baseball announces Yankee Stadium as the venue for the 2008 All-Star Game, marking the fourth time in its history (1939, 1960, 1977) that the ballpark has served as the game's host. The annual Midsummer Classic will showcase the historic 'House that Ruth Built' in its final season as the Bronx Bombers' home.

(Ed. Note: The 2008 contest will be the longest All-Star Game ever played. Michael Young's sac fly scores the Twins' Justin Morneau, ending the four-hour and fifty-minute marathon that gives the American League a 4-3 win and the American League its 11th consecutive victory - LP)

All-Star Games Played at Yankee Stadium.

July 15, 2008
Rangers shortstop Michael Young's sac fly scores the Twins Justin Morneau ending the four-hour and fifty-minute marathon, making the contest the longest All-Star Game ever played. The American League wins its 11th consecutive victory, beating the National League, 4-3, in the fourth Mid-Summer classic played at Yankee Stadium.

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