The Astrodome hosted the Major League All-Star Game 45 years ago

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 9, 2013 at 7:09 PM

Houston – On July 9, 1968, Houston hosted its first Major League All-Star Game at the Astrodome.

The National League beat the American league 1-0 in a sold-out game.

Big names Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Bob Gibson, Don Drysdale, Pete Rose, Rod Carew, Mickey Mantle , Tom Seaver and Rusty Staub were all in attendance.

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