The game was close and should have rated as a nail biter. Other than the Ryan Howard strikeout in the 8th and the Carl Crawford catch, you could have skipped this one. The only excitement was the inning that the NL scored all their runs and during that time Obama visited with Messrs McCarver and Buck and the game was virtually ignored.
These things are little more than chances for fans to see if player A is really better than player B. Giving home field advantage in the World Series to the league that wins is a load of grade-a bullshit.
It's starting to get to a point where watching the All-Star Game just isn't fun anymore if you are a fan of a National League team. The NL hasn't won the All-Star Game since 1996; that's 13 years! Every year, you think to yourself, "this is going to be the year" and it really looked that way this time around, but in the end, the American League found a way to win. The game isn't that entertaining of a show in the first place, but this year's was a big deal as President … more
I first got on this blog to discuss my first passion which is books. Since I have gotten on I find that books are only a piece of this blog and I can discuss just about anything that comes to mind. It … more
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