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Angels' Mike Trout says he'll never skip All-Star Game if selected
Angels' Mike Trout says he'll never skip All-Star Game if selected

Whether Mike Trout truly succeeds Derek Jeter as the face of baseball remains to be seen. But Trout made a proclamation reminiscent of his childhood idol Tuesday, when he vowed never to skip the All-Star Game. Trout ranked among the leaders in the first release of All-Star voting results Tuesday, on pace to appear in his fourth consecutive All-Star Game. As long as he is selected for the game, he pledged he would not bow out of an appearance in favor of four days off. "I'll never do that," Trout said. "You play baseball to win a championship, but there are things that come along with that. For me, it's a special honor." Perhaps the most famous rhyme...

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