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Fox's Pete Rose, Joe Buck: Play All-Star Game like it really matters

Fox's Pete Rose, Joe Buck: Play All-Star Game like it really matters

The All-Star Game didn't determine home-field advantage in the World Series when Pete Rose was a regular participant in the '60s and '70s, but he recalled league pride placed a definite emphasis on winning the game. That meant the best players played most of the game, if not the entire game. Rose routinely got four at-bats when he was a starter. Carl Yastrzemski made six trips to the plate (getting four hits) in the famous 1970 All-Star Game, when Rose had his defining moment in taking out catcher Ray Fosse in the 12th inning to score the winning run for the National League. "You weren't going to tell Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente that they were...

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