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Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 09:21 AM

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The Colorado Rockies' Larry Walker jokingly wore his batting helmet backwards and batted right-handed after American League pitcher Randy Johnson sailed a pitch over his head in the second inning of the 1997 All-Star Game at Jacobs Field in Cleveland. (Reuters) The Colorado Rockies' Larry Walker jokingly wore his batting helmet backwards and batted right-handed after American League pitcher Randy Johnson sailed a pitch over his head in the second inning of the 1997 All-Star Game at Jacobs Field in Cleveland. (Reuters)

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The best baseball players from around the majors take the field tonight at the 2013 All-Star Game at New York's Citi Field. Fans will be in for a treat if this year's game has even one moment like any of these Midsummer classic highlights.
The best baseball players from around the majors take the field tonight at the 2013 All-Star Game at New York's Citi Field.

Baseball fans will be in for a treat if this year's game has even one moment like any of these Midsummer Classic highlights:

1941: Ted Williams smacks a walk-off homer


1955: Stan "The Man" Musial ends the game in walk-off fashion


1970: Pete Rose collides with catcher Ray Fosse


1971: Reggie Jackson takes Dock Ellis (very) deep


1993: Randy Johnson puts a scare into John Kruk


(Something along the same lines happened in 1997 when Johnson faced Larry Walker, as you can see in the photo at the top of this post.)

1999: Pedro Martinez strikes out 5 NL batters


2001: Cal Ripken Jr. shoved over to short by A-Rod


2002: Torii Hunter robs Barry Bonds


2007: Ichiro Suzuki's inside-the-park home run


What was your favourite moment? What did we miss? Let us know in the comment section below.

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