Report: Philadelphia to Host 2026 MLB All-Star Game

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Philadelphia: It is a big deal when your city gets selected to host a marquee event and the city of Philadelphia is about to feel that euphoria once more.

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Philadelphia will be selected to host the 2026 MLB All-Star Game at Citizens Bank Park.


Report:

This would be a series of firsts, the first All-Star game at Citizens Bank Park & first time that MLB All-Star game has been hosted in Philadelphia since 1996 when they played at Veteran Stadium.

The Press conference to make this announcement will be held at City Hall on April 16th.

The Phillies requested to host the 2026 MLB All-Star game as it will be the 250th birthday of the USA, so what better time to host the
“Midsummer Classic”?

This could be the 5th time that the MLB All-Star game is played in Philadelphia, the previous ones were as follows

1996: Veterans Stadium
1976: Veterans Stadium
1952: Shibe Park
1943: Shibe Park 

2026 is already shaping to an awesome year for Sports in Philadelphia, several events have been confirmed.

The PGA Tour will bring its PGA Championship to Aronimink Golf Club · Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.

The US Golf Association announced it will bring the US Amateur Championship to Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania

Lincoln Financial Field is one of the finalists to be a venue for the 2026 World Cup

Stay tuned for more as Philadelphia will be in the eye for most events for 2026.

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