All-Star Game ... by the numbers

Originally Published: July 10, 2006
By Gary Gillette | ESPN Insider
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77 ... All-Star Games (1933-2006)
4 ... Years with two All-Star Games (1959-62)
1 ... Years since 1933 with no All-Star Game (1945)

Welcome to Chi-Town

7 ... All-Star Games played in Chicago, host to the first All-Star Game
3 ... All-Star Games played at Comiskey Park, site of first All-Star Game
3 ... All-Star Games played at Wrigley Field
1 ... All-Star Games played at U.S. Cellular

Big Apple jack

6 ... All-Star Games played in New York
3 ... All-Star Games at Yankee Stadium (1939, 1960 Game 2, 1977)
2 ... All-Star Games at Polo Grounds (1934 and 1942)
1 ... All-Star Games at Shea Stadium (1964)

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Gary Gillette, a contributor to MLB Insider on ESPN.com, is the editor of the 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia, which was published in March by Sterling. Gary can be reached via e-mail at GGillette@247Baseball.com.