A recap of the past weekend in sports, by Zack Becker
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Alex Gordon cuts down Edwin Encarnacion at the plate
One All-Star testing another’s arm. One guy had to look bad on this play, and this time it was Encarnacion.
Texas Collegiate League Victoria Generals catch/Florence RedWolves
Levi Zents of the Victoria Generals and the Florence RedWolves’ Bobby Campbell made some great grabs this week. Why are these guys playing independent ball? These are big-league level catches.
Ronaldo knocks in beautiful header
Cristiano has Portugal one match away from history. They’re onto the Euro 2016 finals thanks to this great goal. Portugal’s only obstacle is host nation France.
Jared Hughes snares comebacker, turns two
Jared, calm down!! They already picked the All-Stars. Better luck next year. But keep this up and you might have a shot.
Looking ahead, looking back: All-Star Edition
With our prints on display at the MLB All-Star FanFest this week, here are some highlights from All-Star Games past.
1983 - The 50th All-Star Game takes place at Comiskey Park in Chicago. The American League ended a 12-year drought and won big, 13-3.
1936 - The NL wins its first All Star Game after losing each of the first three.
1952 - A rain-shortened All-Star Game ends in just five innings in Philadelphia because of rain. The NL won this one, 3-2. Luckily, this year’s game is in San Diego, where it never ever rains.
1946 - Ted Williams headlines a slew of Red Sox All-Stars at Fenway Park with a 4-4 effort including two homers as the American League topped the NL, 12-0.