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MLB News: Coors Field Awarded 2021 All-Star Game, Dodger Stadium Still Set for 2022

The ASG will head to the mile-high city!



The 2021 MLB All-Star game has a new home. After being pulled from Atlanta last week, the Rockies were awarded this year’s midsummer classic. This morning, they made it official.

It took less than a week for commissioner Rob Manfred to come to this decision. The 2021 All-Star Game is set to take place at Coors Field this year and the All-Star break starts July 12th and runs through July 15th. 

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For Dodgers fans, they can still look forward to the 2022 season. MLB is set to host the 2022 All-Star Game at Chavez Ravine after missing out on it in 2020. It was obviously canceled that year due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The Rockies organization shared its excitement in a release soon after the announcement. 

The last time the All-Star Game was held at Coors Field, David Wells took the hill for the American League to go against Greg Maddux. That was way back in 1998, so it’s been a while since they’ve been able to host. There is not a city currently selected to host in 2023.

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Written by Brook Smith

Brook is the Senior Editor of Dodgers Nation, with several years of experience in sports journalism. He is an avid Dodgers and Lakers fan, and can be spotted fairly often at Dodger Stadium and Staples Center.