As we prepare for the 2012 installment of the Midsummer Classic, some would argue that America's pastime provides the finest All-Star contest of all the "Big Four". It counts, right? Yes, but you won't have a tie in the other ones, will you? True, but everyone gives it their all and competes, don't they? Well, you can say that for every game except for... OK, OK, OK.
There are pros and cons to every All-Star Game. Let's look at why each of these exhibitions make us watch and make us question why we watch at the same time. This is not an evaluation of the weekend festivities. This article outlines what I believe is the good and bad about each actual All-Star "game".