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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 29696315 Striking omissions Striking+omissions MLB

You wouldn't believe some of the players who've been snubbed by All-Star voters. These 10 guys were left wondering "What do I have to do to get some love?"

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367069 Brian Giles, 2002 Brian+Giles%2C+2002 MLB

The two-time All-Star (2000, '02) failed to make the squad in 2002.

 

Stats at the break: 49 runs, 84 hits, 22 HR, 53 RBI, .299 avg., 1.038 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367060 Travis Hafner, 2006 Travis+Hafner%2C+2006 MLB

Hafner has never been on the All-Star team, even in 2006, when he led the AL in slugging percentage and OPS.

 

Stats at the break: 68 runs, 92 hits, 25 HR, 74 RBI, .322 avg., 1.112 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367068 Frank Thomas, 1991 Frank+Thomas%2C+1991+ MLB

The Big Hurt was a five-time All-Star (1993-97) did not make the 1991 squad despite having the highest OBP and OPS in the AL that year.

 

His stats at the break: 47 runs, 85 hits, 14 HR, 58 RBI, .302 avg., .961 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367073 Jim Thome, 2002 Jim+Thome%2C+2002 MLB

The five-time All-Star (1997, '98, '99, 2004, '06) did not get voted in in 2002 despite deserving numbers.

 

Stats at the break: 45 runs, 76 hits, 26 HR, 60 RBI, .278 avg., 1.021 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367104 Jim Edmonds, 2004 Jim+Edmonds%2C+2004 MLB

The four-time All-Star (1995, 2000, '03, '05) did not get the votes in 2004, despite having the numbers.

 

Stats at the break: 52 runs, 79 hits, 21 HR, 56 RBI, .284 avg., .984 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367070 Albert Pujols, 2002 Albert+Pujols%2C+2002 MLB

The best player in baseball has been on the All-Star team every year he's been in the bigs, except for 2011, when he was injured, and 2002.

 

Stats at the break in 2002, his off year: 66 runs, 91 hits, 21 HR, 66 RBI, .294 avg., .973 OPS

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367058 Chipper Jones, 1999 Chipper+Jones%2C+1999 MLB

The seven-time All-Star (1996, '97, '98, 2000, '01, '08, '11) — who is retiring at the end of 2012 — won the NL MVP in 1999 without being named to the All-Star team.

 

Stats at the break: 60 runs, 102 hits, 21 HR, 57 RBI, 10 SB, .313 Avg., 1.011 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367074 Pablo Sandoval, 2009 Pablo+Sandoval%2C+2009 MLB

Kung Fu Panda was selected for his first All-Star team in 2011 but he also had deserving numbers in 2009, when he finished the year second in the NL in batting average.

 

Stats at the break: 41 runs, 102 hits, 15 HR, 55 RBI, .333 avg., .964 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367071 Tim Salmon, 1995 Tim+Salmon%2C+1995 MLB

Salmon never made an All-Star squad, even in 1995, his finest year in nearly every category.

 

Stats at the break: 47 runs, 73 hits, 15 HR, 42 RBI, .291 avg., .952 OPS.

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MLB 49 43 Sluggers snubbed by All-Star Game 11367059 Lenny Dykstra, 1993 Lenny+Dykstra%2C+1993 MLB

The three-time All-Star (1990, '94, '95) did not make the squad in 1993, despite racking up All-Star numbers in many categories.

 

Stats at the break: 85 runs, 103 hits, 10 HR, 27 RBI, .295 avg., .878 OPS.

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