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After the 1933 All-Star Game: The first East-West Negro League All-Star Classic

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Two months after Comiskey Park hosted Major League Baseball's first All-Star Game, it hosted the inaugural East-West Negro Leagues Classic, a game of equal -- if not greater -- importance.

1933 All-Star Game: A tradition is born

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Thanks to a sports editor who fancied himself a promoter, Comiskey Park hosted the first All-Star Game in World Series history back in 1933.

1991 All-Star Game: Carlton Fisk sets age-old record

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In his last All-Star Game, Carlton Fisk hit his way into the history books and made a game-saving defensive play as well. Not bad for an old man.

1947 All-Star Game: Luke Appling at 40

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Hall of Fame shortstop Luke Appling played at an All-Star level into his early 40s, and he made his last appearance in the Midsummer Classic count.

1954 All-Star Game: Sox send nine, and Fox comes through

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The White Sox sent a franchise-record nine players to the All-Star Game in 1954, and one of their most iconic players delivered the big blow.

Twins 8, White Sox 5: First-inning outburst just makes it hurt more

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The White Sox scored five runs for Gavin Floyd in the first inning, and Floyd let the game get away from him as the Twins continued to beat up on their rivals.

2005 All-Star Game: Podsednik sneaks in

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Paul Konerko became the third White Sox to make it onto the All-Star roster via the Final Vote. Scott Podsednik was the first to do it, and his All-Star appearance was a much bigger surprise.

1934 All-Star Game: Al Simmons is very valuable

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A White Sox player has never been named the All-Star Game MVP, but Al Simmons probably comes closest.

Quality Control: a Quick Study of the All-Star Final Vote

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The 2011 All-Star Final Vote ends today at 3 p.m. CT. Join SSS as we take a look at some oddities the system has provided us over the past ten years.

1967 All-Star Game: Gary Peters goes nine up, nine down

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Gary Peters was plagued by poor offensive support during his stellar White Sox career. In the 1967 All-Star game, it was more of the same.

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