MLB All-Star Rookie Starters

Jonathan Papelbon has stated that it would be a joke if Dodgers sensation Puig made the All-Star team. This has us thinking about rookies who have upstaged the veterans to make it to the All-Star game. 22 rookies have earned that honor, how many can you remember?


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Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mariners

SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 22: Center fielder Kosuke Fukudome #1 of the Chicago White Sox catches a fly ball by Miguel Olivo of the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on April 22, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The White Sox defeated the Mariners 7-4. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Rays v Miami Marlins

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 08: Hideki Matsui #35 of the Tampa Bay Rays looks on during batting practice before a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 8, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Hideo Nomo, 1995

1989: Sandy Alomar Jr. of the San Diego Padres looks on during the 1989 season. (Photo by Getty Images)

Wally Joyner

Wally Joyner

Fernando Valenzuela

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 7: Pitcher Fernando Valenzuela #34 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is interviewed by his manager Tommy Lasorda #2 before the game against the Chicago Cubs on June 7, 1981 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

UNDAETD: Pitcher Mark Fidrych #20 of the Detroit Tigers looks about the field circa the 1970's during a game. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

BRONX: Rod Carew of the Minnesota Twins poses before a game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. Rod Carew played for the Minnesota Twins from 1967-78. (Photo by Louis Reqeuna/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

CIRCA 1967: George Scott #15 of the Boston Red Sox fouls a pitch off during a Major League Baseball game circa 1967. Scott played for the Red Sox from 1966-71 and 1977-79. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** George Scott

UNDATED: Tony Oliva of the Minnesota Twins poses for a portrait, circa 1962 - 1976. (Photo by Photo File/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - MAY 20: New York Yankees' pitcher Mel Stottlemyre lights a cigar for Joe Pepitone (center) and Tom Tresh in celebration of his son, Todd's, birth. Stottlemyre pitched a 6-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Gordon Rynders/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - MAY 20: New York Yankees' pitcher Mel Stottlemyre lights a cigar for Joe Pepitone (center) and Tom Tresh in celebration of his son, Todd's, birth. Stottlemyre pitched a 6-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Gordon Rynders/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Dave Stenhouse

CLEVELAND - 1960's: Infielder Ron Hansen #4, of the Chicago White Sox, hits a pitch during a game in the late 1960's against the Cleveland Indians at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Ron Hansen0001 Diamond Images

UNDATED: Frank Robinson #20 of the Cincinnati Reds poses with his bat before a game . Frank Robinson played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1959-1965. (Photo by Photo File/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

NEW YORK - 1956: Firstbaseman Walt Dropo of the Chicago White Sox poses for a portrait prior to a game in 1956 against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York. 56-720256 (Photo by: Kidwiler Collection/Diamond Images/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Phillies Richie Ashburn is shown in a 1958 file photo. (TSN Archive.)

¡Aug 15, 2007 - West Orange, NJ, USA - PHIL RIZZUTO, known by admirers as 'The Scooter' died in his nursing home on Aug. 14, 2007, at the age of 89 due to failing health and pneumonia. Rizzuto helped the Yankees win seven World Series during his 13 years, including their record five straight titles from 1949 through 1953 and in 1950 he won the American League's Most Valuable Player award. His popularity as a broadcaster from 1956-1996 launched him to a pop culture icon with his trademark phrases like 'Holy Cow!' and 'You huckleberry!' PICTURED: New York Yankees, JOHNNY MIZE, PHIL RIZZUTO, DICK WAKEFIELD, 1950. (Photo by Sporting News/Sporting News via Getty Images)

¡Aug 15, 2007 - West Orange, NJ, USA - PHIL RIZZUTO, known by admirers as 'The Scooter' died in his nursing home on Aug. 14, 2007, at the age of 89 due to failing health and pneumonia. Rizzuto helped the Yankees win seven World Series during his 13 years, including their record five straight titles from 1949 through 1953 and in 1950 he won the American League's Most Valuable Player award. His popularity as a broadcaster from 1956-1996 launched him to a pop culture icon with his trademark phrases like 'Holy Cow!' and 'You huckleberry!' PICTURED: New York Yankees, JOHNNY MIZE, PHIL RIZZUTO, DICK WAKEFIELD, 1950. (Photo by Sporting News/Sporting News via Getty Images)

Joe DiMaggio