Special Sub-Topic: 2000 MLB All-Star Game
|Who was voted to start at shortstop for the NL?|
Barry Larkin. Larkin started the game and went 0-3 at the plate. Barry Larkin was a long time shortstop of the Reds.
|What pitcher started for the AL?|
David Wells. David Wells came into the game with a 15-2 record. David Wells was a member of the Toronto Blue Jays in 2000.
|What pitcher started for the NL?|
Randy Johnson. Randy Johnson came into the game with a 14-2 record with a minute 1.80 ERA. Randy Johnson was a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2000.
|Who was voted to start at third base for the NL?|
Chipper Jones. Chipper Jones was voted in by the fans to start at third base for the National League. Jones was the only Brave to be elected to start in game which was played in Atlanta.
|Who started at first base for the NL?|
Andres Galarraga. Galarraga was named the starter after McGwire announced that he wouldn't play in the game due to injury. Galarraga was a member of the Braves in 2000, after a journey back from battling cancer and missing the whole 1999 season.
|Who managed the AL squad?|
Joe Torre. Torre managed the Yankees to the World Series in 1999, so he earned the distinction to manage the AL All-Star squad in 2000. Joe Torre had won 4 World Series titles as the manager of the Yankees.
|Who started at catcher for the AL?|
Ivan Rodriguez. Pudge led all players in voting. Pudge is known as one of the greatest defensive catchers ever. Pudge was a member of the Texas Rangers in 2000.
|Did the AL win the game?|
Yes. The AL won the game 6-3.
|Who hit the only homer in this game?|
Chipper Jones. Jones hit the only homer it was a solo homer hit in the 3rd inning off of James Baldwin.
|Who was the MVP of this game?|
Derek Jeter. Jeter went 3-3 with 2 RBI's to win the 2000 All-Star game MVP award. Derek Jeter was a member of the New York Yankees in 2000.
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