Four Reasons to Enjoy the 2009 MLB All-Star Game

Sloan Piva@@SloanPivaCorrespondent IJuly 14, 2009

Four Reasons to Enjoy the 2009 MLB All-Star Game

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    ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 13:  All-Stars compete in the State Farm Home Run Derby at Busch Stadium on July 13, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

St. Louis Plays Host

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    ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 13:  The National League All-Star and the American League All-Star teams take batting practice during the Gatorade All-Star Workout Day at Busch Stadium on July 13, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

President Obama Will Throw First Pitch to Pujols

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    PHOENIX - APRIL 15:  Infielder lbert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals in action during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 15, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Diamondbacks 12-7.  (Photo by Christian P

For the Most Part, the Fans Got It Right

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    ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 13:  National League All-Star manager Joe Torre of the Los Angeles Dodgers and American League All-Star Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees stand on the field during the Gatorade All-Star Workout Day at Busch Stadium on July 13, 2009 i

Young and Old, Over Two Dozen First-Time All-Stars

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    ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 13:  American League All-Stars Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees and Tim Wakefield of the Boston Red Soxs stand on the field during the Gatorade All-Star Workout Day at Busch Stadium on July 13, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by