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Brothers Cameron Cordes, 19, and Christopher Cordes, 30, hold their coveted autographs of Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers – they waited in line for about an hour and 45 minutes to get it signed the Major League Baseball’s All-Star Fan Fest on Saturday.
Mapping out their strategy: Grandmother Diana Navarrette of Phoenix (left) with grandson Jacob Cruz, 17, and Anthony Saucedo, 19, both of Chandler at the All-Star Game Fan Fest on Saturday inside the All-Star Clubhouse exhibit that resembles a lockerroom.
Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers signs hundreds of autographs for the fans who braved the long lines at the major League All-Star Game Fan Fest on Saturday.
Seven-month-old Andrew Harvey of San Diego takes a break in the Rawlings baseball glove seat at the All-Star Game Fan Fest on Saturday. Rawlings manufactures the seats out of Heart of the Hide Leather and sells them for $3,100.
The 24-karat gold-plated baseballs that will be used during the Home Run Derby on Monday prior to Tuesday’s All-Star Game at Chase Field on Tuesday. The balls cost $325 each.
Jacob Cruz, 17, of Chandler and his grandmother, Diana Navarrette of Phoenix, marvel at a New York Yankees jersey once worn by Babe Ruth, circa 1930 that is part of the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s exhibit at the All-Star Game’s Fan Fest on Saturday.
Vera Clemente’, the widow of Baseball great Roberto Clemente’ and her oldest son, Luis, presented the National Hispanic Heritage Hall of Fame plaque to former Arizona Diamondbacks star Luis Gonzalez at the fan Fest on Saturday.
Ryan Novis, 13, of Tempe (left) and Lita Vorseth, 7, of Mesa (right), are among 24 finalists participating in Major League Baseball’s national Pitch, Hit and Run competition at Chase Field on Sunday. The competition is part of the pre-All-Star Game festivities leading up to the 82nd Annual All-Star Game on Tuesday.