Babe Ruth (left image, far right) stole the show at the first All-Star Game and Derek Jeter did likewise last season.
AP (Ruth); Tom Dahlin for Sports Illustrated (Jeter)

In preparation for the MLB All-Star Game, Timeline.com looks back at eight of the most unforgettable moments in the history of the Midsummer Classic, from Babe Ruth's home run in the inaugural 1933 game to Derek Jeter's farewell in 2014.

July 14, 2015

As Major League Baseball prepares to host the 86th All-Star Game on Tuesday night, SI.com looks back at some of the most memorable moments in the history of the Midsummer Classic. Among those below are Babe Ruth's home run in the inaugural All-Star Game in 1933, Bo Jackson's leadoff homer in 1989, Pedro Martinez's heroics before the home fans at Fenway Park in 1999 and Derek Jeter's farewell in 2014. For more glimpses into American and world history, visit timeline.com.

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