Washington, D.C. is adding a new chapter to a long and distinguished baseball tradition as it hosts MLB All-Star Week July 13-17. The nation's capital has hosted the All-Star Game four times previously — in 1937, 1956, 1962 and 1969. That most recent one was at RFK Stadium, the first ballpark used by the Nationals when they left Montreal and arrived in Washington in 2005. Go here for what to know if you're going to this year's festivities.
D.C. has a deep history with the Midsummer Classic. Take a look back at the four All-Star Games hosted here in the 20th Century, and the presidents who took center stage.
What was life like in 1969 when D.C. last hosted the MLB All-Star Game? Peer into the past with this video.
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