With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
ESPN Jon Sciambi: “People Are Excited About It Here But I Think It’s Lost A Little Bit from 30 Years Ago
The Drive Tuesday 7-10-12 Jon Sciambi talks with The Drive about the MLB All-Star game taking place tonight, we get his thoughts on what he would do to get more people watching the game, and we get his thoughts on which surprise teams will make the playoffs.
Baseball players are human. Just like you, they work better in familiar environments. As most fans know, the All-Star Game has determined home-field advantage in the World Series since 2003. In those nine years, the league that won the Midsummer Classic also went on to triumph in two-thirds of the Fall Classics.
First and foremost get rid of the worst rule in sports: the winner gets home field advantage. I mean it. Its the single worst rule in sports.
Mac Attack 07/12/11: ESPN’s main man Dan Shulman stopped in to discuss the All Star Game tonight and being on the air when the news of Bin Ladens death broke.
With no NFL this weekend, and I know what you’re saying; what do you mean there’s no football? The Pro-Bowl is Sunday!