The game of baseball has come a long way since the late-1800s, for both positive and negative reasons.
The MLB All-Star Game is all the more important, as league officials developed the Midsummer Classic into a one-game battle that decides home-field advantage for the postseason.
We've even seen the implementation of instant-replay make its way into the game, something that was unheard of 20 years ago.
But baseball has also seen its fair share of negative developments that have sent the game in the wrong direction.
Let's take a look: