Philadelphia’s first MLB All-Star Game

The first All-Star Game ever played in Philadelphia was also a first for Major League Baseball. The game, played at Shibe Park on July 13th, 1943 was the first midsummer classic to be scheduled at night.Being a "first" involving the illumination of a ball game in the dark was nothing new for Shibe, which had also been the … Continue reading Philadelphia’s first MLB All-Star Game