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Friday, April 12, 2019

Philadelphia will host the 2026 MLB All-Star Game.

 MLB will host the 2026 All-Star Game at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia.





Baseball’s 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence,

 The APNews revealed that Major League Baseball will play the 2026 All-Star Game in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The spokesperson on condition of anonymity on Thursday, April 11, 2019, because no announcement had been made.




 MLB will host the 2026 All-Star Game at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia.



This will be the first All-Star Game at Citizens Bank Park, which opened in 2004. The 1976 All-Star Game was played at Veterans Stadium to mark the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and the 1996 All-Star Game also was played at the Vet, which stood in the same sports complex in South Philadelphia. The 1943 and 1952 games were at Shibe Park.


This year’s All-Star Game is July 9 at Cleveland’s Progressive Field, which also hosted the All-Stars in 1997, when the ballpark was known as Jacobs Field.

The 2020 game will be at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, site of the 1980 game. Sites for 2021-25 have not been announced.



Lincoln Financial Field, adjacent to Citizens Bank Park, is among the venues under consideration to hold matches during soccer’s World Cup in June and July 2026.



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