When he was introduced as Dodgers president at a news conference 10 years ago, Stan Kasten immediately received a request from fans.
“As I started walking through the stands, that day fans were asking me, ‘Are we going to get an All-Star game?’ ” Kasten recalled Tuesday. “It had already been an unthinkable 32 years.”
A decade later, the Midsummer Classic will be played at Dodger Stadium for the first time since 1980. And during a news conference Tuesday at the stadium’s center-field plaza, the team and Major League Baseball unveiled the schedule of events that will dot the week.