The 2007 MLB All-Star game will be played on Tuesday, July 10th at AT&T Park in San Francisco. It will be the 78th MLB All-Star game between the American League and National League baseball stars. It will be the third time the MLB All Stars game is held in San Francisco. It is the first time since 1953 that one league will host consecutive All-Star baseball games. Pittsburgh hosted the MLB all stars game in 2006.
This is the fifth straight baseball all stars game to decide home-field advantage for the World Series. The American League enters the 2007 MLB All Star game on a ten-game unbeaten streak in all stars baseball action. They have nine wins and the one tie in the 2002 baseball all stars game. The National League has not won the MLB All stars game since 1996. The 2007 MLB All stars game should be exciting so let’s take a look at the starters.
The American League Major League Baseball all star starters are Ivan Rodriguez at catcher, 1B David Ortiz, 2B Placido Polanco, 3B Alex Rodriguez, SS Derek Jeter, and OF’s Valdimir Guerrero, Magglio Ordonez and Ichiro Suzuki. The pitchers for the American League baseball stars are Josh Beckett, Dan Haren, Bobby Jenks, John Lackey, Gil Meche, Jonathan Papelbon, J.J. Putz, Francisco Rodriquez, C.C. Sabathia, Johan Santana and Justin Verlander. The reserves for the American League in the baseball all stars game are catchers Victor Martinez and Jorge Posada, 1B Justin Morneau, 2B Brian Roberts, shortstops Carlos Guillen and Michael Young, 3B Mike Lowell and Outfielders Carl Crawford, Torii Hunter, Manny Ramirez, Alex Rios and Grady Sizemore.
The National League Major League Baseball all star starters are catcher Russell Martin, 1B Prince Fielder, 2B Chase Utley, 3B David Wright, SS Jose Reyes and OF’s Carlos Beltran, Barry Bonds and Ken Griffey Jr. The all stars baseball pitchers are Francisco Cordero, Brian Fuentes, Cole Hamels, Trevor Hoffman, Jake Peavy, Takashi Saito, Brad Penny, Ben Sheets, John Smoltz, Jose Valverde and Billy Wagner. National League reserves in the baseball all stars game are catcher Brian McCann, first basemen Derrek Lee, Albert Pujols and Dmitri Young, second basemen Orlando Hudson and Freddy Sanchez, SS J.J. Hardy, 3B Miguel Cabrera, OF’s Matt Holliday, Carlos Lee, Aaron Rowand and Alfonso Soriano.