we go from tuesday’s all star Game to the old home of the new york giants
the Polo grounds hosted two all star Games
1934when Carl hubbel faned ruth Gehrig foxx and Cronin all future hallof famers among the 6 he struck out before the home crowd.
1942 acording to wixipedia it was the first all star “night game” scheduled for a 6:30 pm start and delayed for an hour ( wikipedia did not say why) barely wraping up before the 9:30 New york WWII time blackout curfew. I know that all home front event had to be coradinated with the countries war effort but playing a night all star game in our nation’s most populated city with a lights out curfew looming doesn’t seem smart to start with