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MLB All-Star Game

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The 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is scheduled for July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. The Marlins won the right to host the big game by having the best regular-season record. This will be the first time for the Marlins to host the annual showdown between the National League and the American League. 

MLB All-Star Game

The All-Star Game players are chosen by balloting, which runs from May 1 to June 29. The balloting specifies players to fill each position. For the first time, the MLB is launching the largest balloting program of all professional sports. The May start date for balloting allowed players to establish themselves in the game. Just like during the previous years, the balloting will be conducted exclusively online at MLB.com and the websites of all 30 clubs. Baseball fans worldwide can participate in the balloting. 

MLB games are played using the best-quality equipment, which includes the following: 

  • Bat 
  • Ball 
  • Base 
  • Gloves 
  • Catcher’s mitt 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Baseball cap 
  • Catcher’s helmet 
  • Jockstrap with cup pocket 
  • Protective cup 
  • Pelvic protector 
  • Uniform 
  • Sliding shorts 
  • Sunglasses
  • Baseball cleats 

The MLB All-Star Game is anticipated by countless fans each year. It fosters a devotion to baseball and encourages people to join and form leagues at the grassroots level. The MLB often sponsors training programs for schools. Part of the program is to provide school sports equipment to deserving schools with baseball programs.