The 10 Most Memorable MLB All-Star Game Moments of the Past 20 Years

Pedro strikes everyone out, 1999
To this very day, I have never seen a better pitcher than Pedro Martinez in his prime. The man had velocity, control and every pitch in the book.

Pitching in front of his home fans in Fenway Park as the starter in the 1999 All-Star Game, Pedro struck out the side in the first, made it four in a row by striking out Mark McGwire, and then finished the inning with a strike-em-out-throw-em-out double play, K-ing Jeff Bagwell after Matt Williams reached on an error. Unreal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNFloPq_WNY

6 Replies to “The 10 Most Memorable MLB All-Star Game Moments of the Past 20 Years”

    1. I know Pedro isn’t the greatest pitcher of all time. Other men have won more games, had better numbers, won more Cy Youngs and did it longer.

      But I honestly believe that my eyes have never seen a better pitcher in his prime than Pedro. He was everything you could possibly want in a pitcher. I feel privileged to have seen him at his best.

  1. I’m no Bud Selig fan, but I never understood why he was villified for the tie game. The managers went to him and said they had no pitchers left. What was he supposed to do? Managers had taken heat in the past for not getting everyone in the game (which was preposterous). In response to that, they put everyone in and got caught with their pants down when the game went into extra innings.

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