Origin of all-star
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To his peers, he's an all-star eccentric who is pitied or clucked over protectively as often as he is envied.
At some point in the intervening decades, all of those cards have vanished, save one: my 1978 Reggie Jackson All-Star card.The Best Quantified Self Site You Haven’t Heard Of|Jamie Todd Rubin|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sapan has shot an all-star list of portraits, a six-week process that starts around $2,500: Warhol was an early subject.New York’s Hologram King Is Also the City’s Last Pro Holographer|Nina Strochlic|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This is a prestigious panel, an all-star group,” Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) gushed of the five people sitting before him.
He was an All-Star in 1971, and helped lead the Pirates to a World Series championship that year.‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid|Marlow Stern|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was pretty hard hit by the failure of the All-Star League to go through last year, but hes got plenty left.Baseball Joe, Home Run King|Lester Chadwick
If ever a magazine merited the designation “all-star number,” your August issue filled the bill.
He had "an all-star production," direct from "the leading theatres of the universe."The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
It is not my purpose to select an all-star football team from the long list of heroes past and present.Football Days|William H. Edwards
It sounded the death knell of the All-Star League, and it went to pieces like a house of cards.Baseball Joe Around the World|Lester Chadwick