Major League Baseball: The “Never-an-All-Star” Team

Posted: 10th July 2010 by David Wood in MLB
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Baseball history is littered with undeserving All-Star selections, due in large part to the rule that each team must be represented. In today's era of bloated all-star rosters, it's hard to imagine a good player playing his entire career without ever making an all-star team. Here are some of the best players to never make it to a mid-season classic. Catcher- Cliff Johnson This 15-year veteran had several seasons of 15 to 20 home runs in an era in which 20 homers actually meant something. He managed to accumulate two World Series rings, but no all-star appearances. First Base- Eric Karros Five seasons of 30-plus homers and 100-plus RBI, a Rookie of the Year award, a Silver Slugger, and a top-five finish in MVP voting, yet never even won a reserve position on an all-star roster. Second Base- ...

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