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For the record

Records set at the 1998 All-Star Game:

- Baltimore infielder Cal Ripken Jr. made his 15th consecutive All-Star start, topping Willie Mays' 14 consecutive starts.

- Nine players on the 1998 squads have played for both the American and National Leagues: Roberto Alomar (San Diego, Baltimore), Kevin Brown, (Florida, San Diego, Texas), Kenny Lofton (Atlanta, Cleveland), Perdo Martinez (Montreal, Boston), Mark McGwire (St. Louis, Oakland), Paul O'Neill (Cincinnati, New York), Rafael Palmeiro (Cubs, Texas, Baltimore), Greg Vaughn (San Diego, Milwaukee) and Devon White (Arizona, California, Toronto).

- Atlanta's Walt Weiss (34 years, seven months) became the oldest position player in the All-Star era (since 1933) to make an All-Star debut as a starter.

- The AL swiped five bases setting the record for the most steals in a game.

- Tuesday's contest was the longest (3 hours, 38 minutes) nine-inning game, beating the old mark of 3 hours, 10 minutes.

- The 31 hits ties the record for most hits by both clubs.

- The 13 runs scored by the AL is the most scored by any team.

- The 21 runs scored Tuesday were the most runs scored in an All-Star Game. The previous record was 20, set in 1954.