Commissioner Bud Selig has confirmed that Washington, D.C has emerged as the lead candidate to host the 2017 MLB All-Star Game.
The Lerner family, who owns the Nats has made an effort to bring the Mid-Summer classic to the nation’s capital, and they may just get their wish. While things are not concrete as of yet, Selig did give the city some reason to be optimistic.
The All-Star Game for 2014 will be in Minneapolis’ Target Field, 2015 the Game will shift to Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati–2016 has yet to be announced.
Some other candidates cities for 2017 are San Diego, Miami and Philadelphia.
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