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20 offbeat facts about the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Here are some offbeat facts about the 2013 MLB All-Star Game in New York City.

- Ross AtkinStaff writer

Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz watches his solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, June 13, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. (LM OTERO/AP)

3. A.L. All-Stars: position players and DH with the most minor-league experience

Nonpitchers who have paid the most "dues" in the minor leagues before achieving stardom in the majors:

Nelson Cruz (Rangers) 739 games

Torii Hunter (Tigers): 628 games

Edwin Encarnacion (Blue Jays): 607 games

Jhonny Peralta (Tigers): 562 games

David Ortiz (Red Sox): 537 games


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