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May 20, 2012 5:51 PM

All-Star Game memories: 1980

July 8, 1980 National League 4, American League 2 Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Sloppy play in the latter innings proved to be the American League’s downfall. But the American League got off to a great starter. In his Cy Young award winning season, starter Steve Stone of the Orioles threw three perfect innings and struck out three. Stone’s performance was the highlight of a scoreless duel that Boston’s Fred Lynn would break in the top of the fifth with a two-run homer off the Dodgers’ Bob Welch. The National League got a run back in their half of the fifth when the Reds’ Ken Griffey homered against the Yankees’ Tommy John

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