The 2012 MLB All-Star Game is now less than 24 hours away. In addition to being an X-factor of sorts for the upcoming World Series, the annual exhibition is an extravagant celebration.
On this night, we celebrate our players, our cities and most of all, the game of baseball.
So why not celebrate the greatest performers in All-Star game history?
This is not a compilation of the greatest players to ever play in the All-Star game, but one that pays tribute to the stars that have shined brightest at the Midsummer Classic.
Here is the all-time starting lineup of the top performers in the event's history.