Former ALL-USA baseball players reach this year's MLB All-Star Game

Former ALL-USA baseball players reach this year's MLB All-Star Game

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Former ALL-USA baseball players reach this year's MLB All-Star Game

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Manny Machado, shown as a player for Brito High in Miami, is one of 10 former first-team American Family Insurance ALL-USA baseball players in this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday. (Photo: Al Diaz, The Miami  Herald)

The National League All-Star team has eight former American Family Insurance ALL-USA high school baseball players and the American League All-Stars include five former ALL-USA players, with each squad having a former ALL-USA player of the year. The breakdown:

National League

Chicago Cubs third baseman and outfielder Kris Bryant has made the All-Star Game in just his first year in the Major Leagues. He has 12 homers and 51 RBI. He was a first-team ALL-USA selection in 2010 from Bonanza (Las Vegas).

Chicago Cubs' first-round draft pick, third baseman Kris Bryant smiles during a news conference where he was introduced to the media before a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, July 12 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Cubs’ first-round draft pick, third baseman Kris Bryant smiles during a news conference where he was introduced to the media before a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, July 12 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole, who was an ALL-USA player from Lutheran (Orange, Calif.) in 2008, is having his best season. He leads the majors with 13 wins (he’s 13-3) and has an 2.74 ERA.

Gerrit Cole was a standout at Lutheran (Orange). (Photo: Ana Venegas, The Orange County Register)

Gerrit Cole was a standout at Lutheran (Orange). (Photo: Ana Venegas, The Orange County Register)

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke (8-2) leads the majors with a 1.39 ERA. The 2002 ALL-USA pitcher from Apopka, Fla., won the 2009 American League Cy Young Award and is playing in his third All-Star Game.

Zack Greinke, of Apopka High School in Florida, holds his award after being honored as the 2002 Gatorade National High School Baseball Player of the Year on Wednesday May 29, 2002 near Orlando. Greinke helped lead the Apopka Blue Darters to an impressive 32-3 record and their third consecutive district championship. Greinke, who will attend Clemson in the fall (AP Photo/Gary Bogdon, ho)

Zack Greinke helped lead the Apopka Blue Darters to an impressive 32-3 record and their third consecutive district championship in 2002. (Photo: Gary Bogdon, AP)

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is playing in his fifth All-Star Game and has 55 RBI and 18 homers so far this season. The Eastlake (Chula Vista, Calif.) player was an ALL-USA selection in 2000.

Adrian Gonzalez, first baseman for Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, Calif., was an ALL-USA player in 2000. (AP Photo/Union Tribune, James Baird)

Adrian Gonzalez, first baseman for Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, Calif., was an ALL-USA player in 2000. (Photo: James Baird, Union Tribune/AP)

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen is hitting .295 with 12 homers, 56 RBI and 48 runs scored. He was an ALL-USA pick in 2005 from Fort Meade, Fla. The 2013 NL MVP is playing in his fifth All-Star Game.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen shows his All-Star jersey after it was presented before a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, July 12, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen shows his All-Star jersey after it was presented before a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, July 12, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (Photo: Keith Srakocic, AP)

 

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday is hitting .303 and was selected for the All-Star Game, though he won’t play because of a wrist injury. It is his seventh All-Star Game selection. He was a second-team ALL-USA selection in 1998 out of Stillwater, Okla.

San Diego Padres outfielder Justin Upton has 14 homers, 48 RBI and 17 stolen bases and is playing in his third All-Star Game. He was a two-time ALL-USA selection and was the ALL-USA Player of the Year in 2005 from Great Bridge (Chesapeake, Va.).

Justin Upton, right, and his parents Manny, left, and Yvonne, center, react as the Major League Baseball draft was delayed for the second time Tuesday, June 7, 2005. They were watching the draft with family and friends at Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake, Va. when the announcement for the first pick was delayed. Minutes later Upton was selected first by the Arizona Diamondbacks. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley

Justin Upton, right, and his parents Manny, left, and Yvonne, center, react as the Major League Baseball draft was delayed for the second time Tuesday, June 7, 2005. They were watching the draft with family and friends at Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake, Va. when the announcement for the first pick was delayed. (Steve Earley, The Virginian-Pilot/AP)

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw was the National League Cy Young winner last season and is leading the league with 160 strikeouts this season. He was the 2006 ALL-USA Player of the Year from Highland Park (Dallas) in 2006.

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw holds up his All-Star jersey prior to a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, July 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw holds up his All-Star jersey prior to a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, July 12. Before he was an All-Star, he was the ALL-USA Player of the Year in 2006. (Photo: Mark J. Terrill, AP)

American League

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is playing in his second All-Star Game and is leading the league’s third baseman with a .298 batting average and .525 slugging percentage. He was an ALL-USA selection in 2010 from Miami’s Brito High.

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Before he was a third baseman with the Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado was a standout shortstop at Miami’s Brito High. (Photo: Al Diaz, Miami  Herald)

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout is playing in his fourth All-Star Game. He’s hitting .312 and is tied for the league lead with 26 homers. He was the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year and the 2014 AL MVP. In 2009, he was a second-team ALL-USA selection after hitting .531 with 18 home runs for Millville, N.J.

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig poses with Michael Trout, an outfielder from New Jersey's Millville High School, after being picked 24th by the Los Angeles Angels in the baseball draft at MLB Network Studios in Secaucus, N.J.,Tuesday, June 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig poses with Michael Trout, an outfielder from New Jersey’s Millville High School, after being picked 24th by the Los Angeles Angels in the baseball draft at MLB Network Studios in Secaucus, N.J.,Tuesday, June 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, is a three-time All-Star and has 22 homers and 62 RBI this season. He was an ALL-USA player in 1998 from Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore).

Texas Rangers first round draft pick Mark Teixeira holds his new jersey after the Rangers announced the signing of Teixeira to a four-year, $9.5 million contract in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Aug. 24, 2001. Teixeira will attend the team's Florida Instructional League program at Fort Myers in September. (AP Photo/Bill Janscha)

Texas Rangers first round draft pick Mark Teixeira holds his new jersey after the Rangers announced the signing of Teixeira to a four-year, $9.5 million contract in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Aug. 24, 2001. (Photo: Bill Janscha, AP)

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is hitting .297 this season. He was an ALL-USA selection in 2007 from Chatsworth, Calif.

Chatsworth's Mike Moustakas rounds second after hitting a 1st inning homerun against El Camino Real Tuesday May 8, 2007.(Photo: Andy Holzman, USA TODAY Sports).

Chatsworth’s Mike Moustakas rounds second after hitting a first-inning home run against El Camino Real May 8, 2007. (Photo: Andy Holzman, Staff).

 

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