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1967 Reds first baseman Tony Perez' homer off A's right-hander Catfish Hunter gives the Senior Circuit a 2-1 All-Star victory over the American League. The 15-inning Anaheim Stadium contest is the longest Midsummer Classic contest ever played.
1968 Rick Renick becomes the first Twin player to homer in his first major league at-bat when he goes deep off Mickey Lolich in Minnesota's 5-4 victory over Detroit at Metropolitan Stadium. The 24 year-old shortstop's second-inning solo shot will be the first of 20 round-trippers he'll hit during his five-year career, spent entirely with the Twin Cities team.

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