America's Game

Each summer around this time I hear various people politely ask "why don't we do away with the MLB All Star Game? Has it run its course? Is it good for baseball? You bet it is. The major league baseball All Star Game is an event where fans of all ages connect AND participate with the players, fans from other cities and the game itself. The Fan Fest each summer days before the game, has lines longer than Disney World. The Home Run Derby has been a smash hit and this year may have been one of the best ever when hometown slugger Bryce Harper trailed by six with thirty seconds remaining in the finals and proceeded to swat six homers to tie and one in extra time to win it.

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