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:
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.
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)....