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February 09, 1998
With the NHL and the NBA All-Star Games and the NFL's Pro Bowl falling within a three-week period, it's time to chart the relevance of these celestial assemblages. How's the defense? Does the couch potato care? Is there a hometown bias? Do the players the fans want to see always show up? Judging by the numbers from All-Star Games of the 1990s, baseball's, the granddaddy of them all, seems to be the most real deal.
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February 09, 1998

Statitudes

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With the NHL and the NBA All-Star Games and the NFL's Pro Bowl falling within a three-week period, it's time to chart the relevance of these celestial assemblages. How's the defense? Does the couch potato care? Is there a hometown bias? Do the players the fans want to see always show up? Judging by the numbers from All-Star Games of the 1990s, baseball's, the granddaddy of them all, seems to be the most real deal.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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