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Mel Allen

All-Star game in Kansas City brings back memories

Sitting here Monday, I discovered my office mate Allan Vought's column, taking a look back on Major League Baseball's All-Star Game from 50 years ago in 1962. The fact is, I wasn't alive 50 years ago, so I obviously have no memory of that game, nor have I been fortunate enough to attend one. That said, if ever there was a, MLB All-Star Game that I would have liked to attend, it was last night's game played in Kansas City, Mo. Unlike Allan's account of that classic game a half century ago, I have a just a few memories of all-star games played throughout my childhood and teen years. I recall watching baseball back in those days of the early 1970s in my lightweight...