This will be the third Midsummer Classic in the park formerly known as Anaheim Stadium, encoring the 1967 and 1989 games. No other park has been awarded as many All-Star Games, and the recurring gesture certainly was intended to honor Gene Autry the man, as it now honors his memory.
Ryan Howard of the Phillies and Joe Mauer of the Twins are the players from each league whom fans would most like to see in the State Farm Home Run Derby.
Five Phillies -- second baseman Chase Utley, shortstop Jimmy Rollins, third baseman Placido Polanco, center fielder Shane Victorino and right fielder Jayson Werth -- are currently in line to start the All-Star Game.
The Yankees could end up ruling most of the infield at the 2010 All-Star Game on July 13. But when the first batch of balloting results were made public Monday, it was Joe Mauer who rules all voting thus far.
With so many great players to pick from, it's almost unfair that All-Star voters get to choose only three outfielders in each league.
The Angels, preparing to host their third All-Star Game on July 13, have sponsored one of each -- a memorable 1967 marathon stretching a then-record 15 innings, and a true epic in 1989 courtesy of the one and only Vincent Edward Jackson.
Major League Baseball on Thursday announced the details of its sixth annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevy.
Alex Rodriguez and Chipper Jones have been Midsummer Classic mainstays, bit it could be time for them to pass the All-Star baton to younger players such as Evan Longoria and Casey McGehee.
Will it be a three-peat for the shortstop position at the All-Star Game? Over the last two years, the AL and NL starting lineups have featured the Marlins' Hanley Ramirez and the Yankees' Derek Jeter as the rival shortstops.
Second basemen generally used to represent the weak-hitting bottom-of-the-lineup guys, but times have changed. Now, thanks to guys like Chase Utley, Dustin Pedroia, and Ian Kinsler, they are know for providing potent pop in the order.
Throughout Major League history, first base has been a premier power spot where some of the game's greatest sluggers found a home. In this day and age, it's no different.