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Time for a Change: Ban the Fans from Voting for All Stars

Published by on June 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The All Star Game has taken its fair share of hits over the last 10 years. Whether its ending in a tie or being the deciding factor for home field advantage in the World Series, the ASG has seen its better days.

But, it has long suffered from a problem that is almost unbearable. Baseball has always been a sport that rewards statistical greatness, yet that isn't the case during ASG voting.

People blindly vote for players that are popular, established, and many times, not deserving of the honor. But there is a quick and easy fix to this problem to teach fans a lesson: discontinue fan voting.

This move wouldn't be unprecedented. Back in 1957, whe...

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