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All-star game By the numbers


Victor Martinez helped lead the A.L. to its 10th straight All-Star win.
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Victor Martinez helped lead the A.L. to its 10th straight All-Star win. (The Spokesman-Review)
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18

Number of pinch homers in All-Star history. Cleveland’s Victor Martinez smacked an eighth-inning drive to left field off New York Mets closer Billy Wagner to add his name to that list.

5

Number of men to manage both leagues in the All-Star Game, including both of Tuesday night’s managers – Jim Leyland (A.L.) and Tony La Russa (N.L.). La Russa was looking to become the first to win a game in both leagues.

7

Number of times a team has scored a come-from-behind victory when trailing after eight innings in the All-Star Game. That includes the A.L.’s win last year, when, trailing 2-1 in the ninth, Michael Young stroked a two-out, two-run triple for the win.

326

Number of runs apiece in the All-Star Game for both leagues before Tuesday.

1996

The last year the N.L. defeated the A.L. in the All-Star Game.

43,965

Tuesday’s record crowd

at San Francisco’s

AT&T Park.

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