A look back at the 1998 MLB All-Star Game in Denver

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DENVER (KDVR) — The 2021 MLB All Star Game will be held in Denver at Coors Field.

The last time the All Star Game was held in Denver was on July 7, 1998.

The American League beat the National League 13-8 in a game where more than 51,000 people attended.

American League 2nd baseman Roberto Alomar of the Baltimore Orioles was named the Most Valuable Player.

DENVER, : American League 2nd baseman Roberto Alomar of the Baltimore Orioles holds the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Trophy at the conclusion of the 1998 All-Star Game at Coors Field in Denver, CO. The American League beat the National League 13-8. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO Timothy Clary (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mark McGwire received the most votes in All Star balloting the last time the All Star Game was held in Denver.

DENVER – JULY 6: Ken Griffey Jr. and Mark McGwire display trophies for getting the most votes in all-star balloting prior to the 69th MLB All-Star Game at Coors Field on July 6, 1998 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Who made the 1998 MLB All Star Game? Here’s the roster from ESPN.

AMERICAN LEAGUENATIONAL LEAGUE
Cal Ripken, BALTony Gwynn, SD
Roger Clemens, TORDevon White, ARI
Paul O’Neill, NYYAndres Galarraga, ATL
Rafael Palmeiro, BALBarry Bonds, SF
David Wells, NYYGreg Maddux, ATL
John Wetteland, TEXKevin Brown, SD
Roberto Alomar, BALWalt Weiss, ATL
Tom Gordon, BOSTom Glavine, ATL
Ken Griffey Jr., SEADante Bichette, COL
Omar Vizquel, CLELarry Walker, COL
Juan Gonzalez, TEXCraig Biggio, HOU
Dean Palmer, KCRick Reed, NYM
Iván Rodríguez, TEXCurt Schilling, PHI
Scott Brosius, NYYGary Sheffield, LA
Jim Thome, CLEGreg Vaughn, SD
Kenny Lofton, CLEJeff Shaw, LA
Pedro Martinez, BOSMoises Alou, HOU
Damion Easley, DETAndy Ashby, SD
Aaron Sele, TEXVinny Castilla, COL
Manny Ramirez, CLEBret Boone, CIN
Alex Rodriguez, SEAMike Piazza, NYM
Troy Percival, ANARobb Nen, SF
Ray Durham, CHCJavy Lopez, ATL
Brad Radke, MINTrevor Hoffman, SD
Derek Jeter, NYYFernando Vina, MIL
Darin Erstad, ANAChipper Jones, ATL
Bartolo Colon, CLEUgueth Urbina, MON
Ben Grieve, OAKJason Kendall, PIT
Rolando Arrojo, TBEdgar Renteria, FLA
Sandy Alomar Jr., CLEMark McGwire, STL
Credit: ESPN

Bartolo Colon was the winning pitcher of the All Star Game, according to ESPN. There are reports that Colon, who turns 48-years-old next month, still isn’t ready to retire. He last pitched in the majors in 2018.

Here’s a look back at more photos from the game:

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