The Seattle Mariners will host the 2023 All-Star Baseball Game at T-Mobile Park.
The team announced a press conference Thursday at the Space Needle in Seattle with Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred. The purpose of the press conference is to announce that Seattle will be the site of the 2023 All-Star Game, a person familiar with the planning told The Associated Press on Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the subject no. has not been announced.
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Seattle will host the All-Stars for the third time. The stadium, then known as Safeco Field, opened in 1999 and was the site of the American League’s 4-1 victory in 2001, as part of a 12-game winning streak around the game. draw 7-7 in 2002. The match marked the final. – Featured appearances by scoring Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn.
The 1979 All-Star Game was played at the old Kingdome and was won 7-6 by the NL.
Hall of Fame members Ken Griffey Jr. and Edgar Martinez are expected to attend the press conference with Mariners President John Stanton and President of Business Operations Catie Griggs.
This year’s All-Star Game has been moved to Denver’s Coors Field from Atlanta’s Truist Park due to MLB objections to changes to Georgia’s voting laws that critics have called too restrictive.
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Next year’s All-Star Game takes place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on July 19. The Dodgers were scheduled to host the 2020 All-Star Game, but it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MLB announced in 2019 that the All-Star Game 2026 will take place at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia as part of the celebrations for the 250th anniversary of American independence.