Reds Fans Vote Team into All Star Game

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Date of Event: June 28, 1957

When it comes to hometown fans, it’s hard to beat the Reds Rooters. They turn out in large numbers and yell loud and long. But in 1957, they really got carried away when it came to voting for the All-Star team, as their ballots gave every Reds starter a place in the lineup. On June 28, 1957, commissioner Ford Frick vetoed the fans.