Hank Aaron King of All-Stars

Hank Aaron represented in the All-Star game every year from 1955-65, while Eddie Mathews and Warren Spahn did nine times.

Milwaukee has an illustrious history when it comes to the Major League All-Star game for the Braves and Brewers.

The city hosted the 1955 game, which was the third season for the Braves at County Stadium after their move from Boston. The host National League won 6-5 in 12 innings on St. Louis slugger Stan Musial's home run.

The Brewers then had the 1975 contest, which the N.L. won again, this time 6-3 with a three-run top of the ninth.

Miller Park then was the site of the city's third Midsummer Classic in 2002, one of the more famous—or should we say, infamous—contests as the teams ran out of players and settled for a 7-all tie, only the second in history after the second of two games in 1961.

As far as players go, Beertown has been well-represented over the years. Hammerin' Hank Aaron was a member every year from 1955-65 as a Brave and then in 1975 upon his return to the Brewers. Eddie Mathews and Warren Spahn each garnered nine nods.

For the Brewers, Paul Molitor and Cecil Cooper led the way with five selections each, while current pitcher Ben Sheets grabbed his fourth honor this week to tie Don Money with four trips.

Here is a list of Milwaukee's participants:

Milwaukee Braves

1953—C Del Crandall, 3B Eddie Mathews, P Warren Spahn

1954—P Gene Conley, P Jim Wilson, C Del Crandall, P Warren Spahn

1955—OF Henry Aaron, P Gene Conley, C Del Crandall, SS Johnny Logan, 3B Eddie Mathews

1956—OF Henry Aaron, C Del Crandall, 3B Eddie Mathews, P Warren Spahn

1957—OF Henry Aaron, P Lew Burdette, SS Johnny Logan, 3B Eddie Mathews, 2B Red Schoendienst, P Warren Spahn

1958—OF Henry Aaron, C Del Crandall, SS Johnny Logan, 3B Eddie Mathews, P Don McMahon, P Warren Spahn

1959—OF Henry Aaron, P Lew Burdette, C Del Crandall, 3B Eddie Mathews, P Warren Spahn, SS Johnny Logan (second-game addition)

1960—OF Henry Aaron, 1B Joe Adcock, P Bob Buhl, C Del Crandall, 3B Eddie Mathews

1961—OF Henry Aaron, 2B Frank Bolling, 3B Eddie Mathews, P Warren Spahn

1962—OF Henry Aaron, 2B Frank Bolling, C Del Crandall, P Bob Shaw, P Warren Spahn; second-game additions OF Henry Aaron (injured first game), 3B Eddie Mathews

1963—OF Henry Aaron, P Warren Spahn, C Joe Torre

1964—OF Henry Aaron, C Joe Torre

1965—OF Henry Aaron, C Joe Torre

Milwaukee Brewers

Tommy Harper (3B), 1970

Marty Pattin (P), 1971

Ellie Rodriguez (C), 1972

Davey May (OF), 1973

Jim Colborn (P), 1973

Don Money (3B) 1974, 1976, 1977 and (2B) 1978

Darrell Porter (C), 1974

Henry Aaron (OF) 1975

George Scott (1B), 1975

Bill Travers (P), 1976

Jim Slaton (P), 1977

Larry Hisle (OF), 1978

Lary Sorensen (P), 1978

Cecil Cooper (1B), 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985

Paul Molitor (2B) 1980, 1988; (3B) 1985, 1991; and (1B) 1992

Ben Oglivie (OF), 1980, 1982, 1983

Robin Yount (SS), 1980, 1982, 1983

Ted Simmons (C), 1981, 1983

Gorman Thomas (OF), 1981

Rollie Fingers (P), 1981

Jim Sundberg (C), 1984

Teddy Higuera (P), 1986

Dan Plesac (P), 1987, 1988, 1989

Dave Parker (DH), 1990

Greg Vaughn (OF), 1993, 1996

Ricky Bones (P), 1994

Kevin Seitzer (3B), 1995

Jeff Cirillo (3B), 1997

Fernando Vina (2B), 1998

Jeromy Burnitz (OF), 1999

Bob Wickman (P), 2000

Ben Sheets (P), 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008

Richie Sexson (1B), 2002, 2003

Jose Hernandez (SS), 2002

Geoff Jenkins (OF), 2003

Danny Kolb (P), 2004

Carlos Lee (LF), 2005, 2006

Derrick Turnbow (P), 2006

Chris Capuano (P), 2006

Prince Fielder (1B), 2007

Francisco Cordero (P), 2007

J.J. Hardy (SS), 2007

Ryan Braun (OF), 2008

Corey Hart (OF), 2008


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