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2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
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Date July 11, 2000
Venue Turner Field
City Atlanta, Georgia
Managers American League - Joe Torre (NYY)
National League - Bobby Cox (ATL)
MVP Derek Jeter (NYY)
Attendance 51,323
First pitch Hank Aaron
Television NBC
TV announcers Bob Costas and Joe Morgan
Radio ESPN
Radio announcers Charley Steiner and Dave Campbell
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The 2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 71st playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 11, 2000 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia, home of the Atlanta Braves of the National League. The Florida Marlins were awarded the 2000 All-Star game in July 1995, but then-NL president Len Coleman took it away in November 1998 and gave it to the Atlanta Braves, saying the league wanted the game in new ballparks. The result of the game was the American League defeating the National League by a score of 6–3.

The 2000 All-Star Game was one of the few occurrences in which the manager of the host team also managed the home team of the game, in this case, the National League (Bobby Cox had led the Braves to the World Series the previous year earning the right to manage the National League).

It is remembered for Chipper Jones' home run off of James Baldwin.

Rosters

Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Game

Umpires

Home Plate Mike Reilly
First Base Mark Hirschbeck
Second Base Wally Bell
Third Base Paul Schrieber
Left Field Brian O'Nora
Right Field Laz Díaz

Starting lineups

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Roberto Alomar Indians 2B 1 Barry Larkin Reds SS
2 Derek Jeter Yankees SS 2 Chipper Jones Braves 3B
3 Bernie Williams Yankees CF 3 Vladimir Guerrero Expos LF
4 Jason Giambi Athletics 1B 4 Sammy Sosa Cubs RF
5 Carl Everett Red Sox LF 5 Jeff Kent Giants 2B
6 Iván Rodríguez Rangers C 6 Andrés Galarraga Braves 1B
7 Jermaine Dye Royals RF 7 Jim Edmonds Cardinals CF
8 Travis Fryman Indians 3B 8 Jason Kendall Pirates C
9 David Wells Blue Jays P 9 Randy Johnson Diamondbacks P

Game summary

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 6 10 2
National League 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 9 2
WP: James Baldwin (1-0)   LP: Al Leiter (0-1)
Home runs:
AL: None
NL: Chipper Jones (1)

Home Run Derby

Turner Field, Atlanta—N.L. 41, A.L. 21
Player Team Round 1 Semis Finals Total
Sammy Sosa Chicago (N) 6 11 9 26
Ken Griffey, Jr. Cincinnati 6 3 2 11
Carl Everett Boston 6 6 12
Carlos Delgado Toronto 5 1 6
Edgar Martínez Seattle 2 2
Chipper Jones Atlanta 2 2
Vladimir Guerrero Montreal 2 2
Iván Rodríguez Texas 1 1
Semifinals Finals
               
1  Ken Griffey, Jr. 3  
4  Carlos Delgado 1  
    1  Ken Griffey, Jr. 2
  3  Sammy Sosa 9
2  Carl Everett 6
3  Sammy Sosa 11  

Footnotes and references

External links

  • All-Star Game site
  • Lineups, boxscore, and more
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