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Hall of Fame second baseman Charlie Gehringer...

Hall of Fame second baseman Charlie Gehringer and Rusty Staub were named honorary captains for the 57th All-Star game July 15 at Houston.

Gehringer spent 19 seasons with the Detroit Tigers. He hit over .300 13 times on the way to a career .320 batting average. He appeared in six All-Star games, including the inaugural in 1933, and had a .500 batting average.

Staub retired last year from the New York Mets after a 23-year big league career. He had 2,716 hits and a .279 batting average.


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