Contrary to popular opinion, the fan-voting portion of filling out MLB All-Star rosters isn't the only part of the process that falls victim to popularity contests and the numbers a player has put up in the past.
Sometimes, even those players selected by their peers and each All-Star team's respective manager raise an eyebrow or two.
It happens each and every year, and 2013 is no different, though I must admit that there are very few selections I'd consider to be egregious errors.
Here's a look at those few players who simply haven't performed well enough to take part in this year's Midsummer Classic at Citi Field on July 16—but will.
*Unless otherwise noted, all statistics courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com and are current through games of July 5.