In 2011, 84 Major League Baseball players were named to either the American League or National League All-Star teams, including injury replacements. It is all but guaranteed that not all of them will be back in the game in 2012.
Come July, we will see many new All-Stars as the new generation of players comes into their own. For the young players to have a spot on the All-Star rosters, past All-Stars need to regress and turn in performances unworthy of such a title.
Here are 10 players from the 2011 All-Star rosters that will regress in 2012 and potentially miss this season's All-Star Game.