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Wrigley Field deserves to get the All-Star Game — and soon

Wrigley Field deserves to get the All-Star Game — and soon

Forget about how the Cubs aren't sending as many people to baseball's All-Star Game on Tuesday as they did last year, when practically everyone but the grounds crew went.

The real question is when baseball will send the All-Star Game to the Cubs.

Wrigley Field last played host in 1990. The next open slot to be assigned is 2020. There are 30 Major League Baseball teams, making a 30-year wait fair, logical and make perfect sense for Major League Baseball.

So no chance, right?

That's not how this works.

Eighty-four years after Chicago Tribune sports editor Arch Ward's brought the first All-Star Game in Comiskey Park, baseball is playing its 88th All-Star Game...

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