The Cleveland Indians Should Host the Next All-Star Game

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Apr 10, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Balloons flood the sky over a statue of former Cleveland Indians player Jim Thome as the gates open for the home opener between the Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The 2015 All-Star Game in Cincinnati is done and gone, as the American League defeated the National League 6-3 on Tuesday night.  It’s now time to look towards the future of the All-Star Game and who should host future games.  So who should host the next All-Star Game?  The Cleveland Indians.

Many will think this is strictly homerism on my part, and also a bit odd since baseball has already announced the next All-Star game host, but that doesn’t change my opinion that the Cleveland Indians are the most deserving team and city to host the All-Star game.  Here we’ll look at reasons why Cleveland deserves the game, why other teams and cities aren’t as deserving, and what I think of the recent selection process.

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