The All-Star Game is a chance for rising young stars and veteran players to make their marks on the sport of baseball.
Every year, there's a slew of deserving players who don't make the cut to the Midsummer Classic, and this year will be no different.
Sometimes it is a result of an unknown name being beaten out by a superstar who was less deserving but more noticeable on the fan ballot. Other times the "every team must have one representative" rule causes a fringe-at-best Pittsburgh Pirate All-Star to take the place of a no-doubt candidate of another franchise.
Here's a list of 15 Major League Baseball players who may not make the cut for the 82nd All-Star Game at Chase Field in Phoenix--even if they have more than earned the honor.