Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Citi Field will house the 2013 All-Star Game in its fifth season of existence. This will be the first time since 1964 the New York Mets will play host to the midsummer classic.

The 1964 game was played in the inaugural season of Shea Stadium, the Mets' previous home. In fact, the 1964 game, a 7-4 N.L. victory, was one of the most historic All-Star Game of all-time. Here are some of the events and facts that made the 35th MLB All-Star Game in Flushing Meadows so special:

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