1974 All-Star Game
The '74 game was a combination of the usual and the unusual in more ways than one. First, National League manager Yogi Berra stunned everyone by starting five pitchers who had absolutely no All-Star Game experience. They included Andy Messersmith, Ken Brett, Jon Matlack, Lynn McGlothlen and Mike Marshall.
Berra also added two future All-Star perennials, Steve Garvey and Mike Schmidt to the mix. Garvey, who was not listed on the All-Star ballot, made the starting lineup by a write-in vote. He went two-for-four with a RBI, scored a run and was given the Most Valuable Player Award for his debut appearance.
Even with the lack of experience and controversial line-up, the National League had an easy time of it, beating the American League 7-2. When questioned about his unusual All-Star coaching that had resulted in the usual All-Star outcome, Yogi summed it up in his classic style: "How did we win? We had the better team."