Chris Stewart (baseball)

This MLB All-Star team is a Los Angeles production

This MLB All-Star team is a Los Angeles production

The Los Angeles area has long been a hotbed of baseball talent, so we wondered: what would an All-Star team comprised of locally produced players look like. Here’s the answer:

Catcher

Kurt Suzuki, Atlanta

(Cal State Fullerton)

He is going into his 11th season and was an All-Star with Minnesota in 2014.

Backup: Chris Stewart, Pittsburgh (Canyon Springs HS). Has been a capable backup catcher for 10 seasons in the majors.

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First base

Freddie Freeman, Atlanta

(El Modena HS).

Finished sixth in MVP voting last year after hitting .302 with 43 doubles and 34 homers for the Braves.

Backup: Mark Trumbo, Baltimore (Villa Park HS)....

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