Vintage Video: 1988 Eastern League All-Star festivities
HARRISBURG -- What's the prize for winning the Most Valuable Player of the Eastern League All-Star Game?
In 1988, Rob Richie received more than just a trophy, according to this vintage video from June 27, 1988 at Harrisburg's Riverside Stadium. It was the first time Harrisburg hosted the mid-season event, which also included a banquet featuring front office members of the Pittsburgh Pirates and former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed.
Numerous players selected as all-stars went onto big league success; most notably Omar Vizquel, Jeff King and Joe Girardi.