2008 CBL Home Run Derby and All-Star Game

The 2008 Continental Baseball League Home Run Derby and All-Star Game took place over two days in McKinney, Texas.

The All-Star Game was held on July 13, 2008.  The South defeated the North in a rain-shortened game (postponed in the fourth inning) by a final score of 4-0.  Here is a link to an article recapping the game (go here).

Here is a PDF of a press release issued by the league to promote the 2008 All-Star Game:


The home run derby was held on July 12, 2008.  Here is a video taken from the catcher’s perspective (Matt McDermott) during Joe Pagan’s plate appearance during the Derby.  McKinney Blue Thunder manager, Curtis Wilkerson, was the pitcher.