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Facts and figures from the 81st All-Star Game

All-Star Game facts and figures

78,000: Pounds of ice used in concessions

800: Gallons of ketchup

10: Roster changes since original announcement


33: First-time All-Stars

6: Number of pitches needed by Cliff Lee to retire the side in order in the fourth

45,408: Attendance for the game

64,036: Attendance for the 1989 game at Anaheim when it was multi-purpose

46,309: Attendance at the first game in Anaheim in 1967

85: Game-time temperature in sunny Southern California

9: Games Ichiro Suzuki has been the AL leadoff hitter, one more than Rod Carew (AL) and Willie Mays (NL)

5: All-Star hitting streak for David Wright. He is 6-for-13

8: Number of times the All-Star Game has been scoreless through four innings

.435: Derek Jeter's All-Star batting average (10-for-23) after going 1-for-2 with a walk

0: Number of home runs hit for the second consecutive year

6: Number hits by the American League, their lowest since six in 1999

5: Catchers who have been MVP: Gary Carter (1981, 1984), Terry Steinbach (1988), Mike Piazza (1996), Sandy Alomar Jr. (1997) and Brian McCann

11: Number of All-Star Games in California, the most for any state

340-339: After 81 All-Star Games, the A.L. has a cumulative one-run advantage

13: Number of father-son All-Star combinations. Nick Swisher joined his dad Steve (Cubs, 1976) in playing in the All-Star Game

9: Number of years since Andy Pettitte's last All-Star appearance. The longest between appearances was Bert Blyleven (1973 to 1985)

2:59: Time of game

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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