Dan Uggla's All-Star appearance with the National League was so forgettable that strikeouts were the highlight. Uggla had three whiffs in four at-bats. When Uggla put the ball in play, he grounded into a double play. Uggla also had three errors, two in the same inning.
Goat: Clemens roughed up in the 1st in 2004
In his hometown of Houston, righthander Roger Clemens started for the National League. His grand moment quickly came apart. Manny Ramirez and Alfonso Soriano had homers in the six-run first against Clemens.
Goat: Hoffman blows it in 2006
With the All-Star Game counting as the determining factor for homefield advantage in the World Series, Trevor Hoffman picked the wrong time to blow a save. With the NL leading 2-1 in the ninth inning, Hoffman got the first two outs. Then, everything fell apart. After letting two men on, Hoffman got two strikes on Michael Young before the Texas shortstop tripled in the tying and go-ahead runs to get the AL the win.
Goat: Not you, Joe in 1936
Even the best can have forgettable moments. In his All-Star debut, outfielder Joe DiMaggio ended a 0-for-5 game by lining to second baseman Leo Durocher for the final out with the tying run in scoring position. DiMaggio also had an error in the outfield.
Goat: Hammaker gets slammed in 1983
In the 50th anniversary game, lefthander Atlee Hammaker allowed the first grand slam in All-Star history. Fred Lynn had the memorable homer during a seven-run third inning against Hammaker. The moment scarred Hammaker. He was 22-15 lifetime before Lynn's blast and 37-52 after the homer.