It is perhaps one of the best “feel-good” stories of the 2010 baseball season. Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Chris Young was named to the All-Star game by Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel.

Young would be the only representative from a team who limped into the All-Star break 21 games under .500 and 17.5 games behind division leading San Diego. It was just the third time in Diamondbacks history where the team did not send a pitcher to the mid-summer classic. The focus was not about why a position player was selected over a pitcher. This was about the amazing turnaround for a young outfielder (no pun intended).


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