Between 1959 and 1962, there were two All Star Games played each season. The second game was intended to raise money for the players' pension funds, as well as for other causes.
The record for the most career innings in Major League Baseball is held by Cy Young with 7,356.
The actual playing time in an MLB game is nine minutes and 55 seconds, despite routinely finishing at around three hours.
The only All Star Game to be cancelled was in 1945, because of severe wartime travel restrictions.
When pitched, the average MLB baseball rotates 15 times before being hit.
Major League Baseball teams use about 850,000 balls per season.
Every team in both leagues must have one representative in the All Star Game.
Only two games in All Star history have ended in ties. The first, in 1961, occurred when the game was halted in the 9th because of rain. Then in 2002, the game was called when both teams ran out of pitchers in the 11th inning and Commissioner Bud Selig called the game.
Major League Baseball umpires are required to wear black underwear while on the job in case they split their pants.
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool and changed it every two innings.
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