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PHOTOS: 2014 All-Star Game

PHOTOS: 2014 All-Star Game

ALL-STAR GAME:American League outfielder Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels, holds the MVP trophy after his team's 5-3 victory over the National League in the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, in Minneapolis. Photo: Associated Press/Jeff Roberson

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