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Dodger Stadium to host 2020 All-Star Game

Dodger Stadium to host 2020 All-Star Game

The Dodgers will not go more than 40 years without hosting an All-Star Game. Commissioner Rob Manfred is to be at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday for a noon news conference to announce that the Dodgers will host the 2020 All-Star Game, the first time since 1980 that the team has hosted the mid-summer event.

“It’s been a long time, a long time,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said before Tuesday night’s game against the Oakland Athletics. “So for Major League Baseball and the city of Los Angeles to come together and get it here in 2020, I think it’s a thrill not only for the Dodgers but for the great fans of Los Angeles.”

Roberts and several Dodgers all-stars, past and present,...