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An All-Star Game is an exhibition game played by the best players in their respective sports league. The players are often chosen by a popular vote of fans of the sport and the game often occurs at the halfway point of the regular season. The method of choosing teams varies, but the selection is usually based upon sub-divisions of the league or the nationalities of the players involved. Some All-Star Games include: An Exhibition game is a sporting event in which there is no gain or loss from whether the competitors are victorious are not in any competition. ... A list of professional sports leagues: Auto racing Champcars, formerly CART (Official Page) Formula One, Grand Prix racing (Official Site) IRL (Indy Racing League) (Official Page) NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) (Official Page) NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) (Official Page) Baseball Major League Baseball Minor League Baseball... The regular season is a term used, primarily, in North American sports. ... Nationality is, in English usage, a legal relationship existing between a person and a state. ...

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All-star game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (263 words)
The players are often chosen by a popular vote of fans of the sport and the game often occurs at the halfway point of the regular season, although this is not the case for some All-Star games (such as the Pro Bowl).
Moreover, "all-star" games are not often played in many sports (especially soccer) that are popular outside North America because these sports play more international games, which are usually much more popular than "all-star" games would be.
In the United Kingdom, "all-star" teams (both real and fantasy) are usually denoted with the Roman numeral corresponding to the number of players allowed on the field - for example, a soccer or cricket XI, a rugby league XIII and a rugby union XV.
baseball all star game odds (338 words)
For some reason -- perhaps because it takes place at midseason when the players are at their peak -- baseball all star game odds mid-summer classic has always been the scene of some of the game's most storied moments.
baseball all star game odds On the negative side, Dizzy Dean suffered a broken toe when he was struck by an Earl Averil line drive in the 1937 game, an injury that ruined his career when he tried to come back too soon and, by favoring his sore foot, developed a sore arm.
Another notable baseball all star game odds injury was incurred by catcher Ray Fosse, who never quite recovered after being bowled over at the plate in 1970 by Pete Rose, a play that remains the baseball all star game odds most enduring image.
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