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Origins of the 2017 National League All Stars

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Where do All Stars come from?

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals
Max Scherzer

Where do All Stars come from? Let’s find out, beginning with the National League roster.

2017 National League All Stars
CATCHERS

Buster Posey, Giants: 1st round pick in 2008 draft, Florida State University
Yadier Molina, Cardinals: 4th round pick in 2000 draft, from Puerto Rico

INFIELDERS:

MLB: Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks
Nolan Arenado
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Nolan Arenado, Rockies: 2nd round pick in 2009, California HS
Zack Cozart, Reds: 2nd round pick in 2007, University of Mississippi
Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks: 8th round pick, 2009, Texas State University
Josh Harrison, Pirates: 6th round pick, 2008, University of Cincinnati
Jake Lamb, Diamondbacks: 6th round pick, 2012, University of Washington
D.J. LeMahieu, Rockies: 2nd round pick, 2009, Louisiana State University
Daniel Murphy, Nationals: 13th round pick, 2006, University of Jacksonville
Corey Seager, Dodgers: 1st round pick, 2012, North Carolina HS
Justin Turner, Dodgers: 7th round pick, 2006, Cal State Fullerton
Joey Votto, Reds: 2nd round pick, 2002, Ontario HS
Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals: 1st round pick, 2005, University of Virginia

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Dodgers
Cody Bellinger
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OUTFIELDERS
Cody Bellinger, Dodgers: 4th round pick, 2013, Arizona HS
Charlie Blackmon, Rockies: 2nd round pick, 2008, Georgia Tech
Michael Conforto, Mets: 1st round, 2014, Oregon State University
Bryce Harper, Nationals: 1st round, 2010, Community College of Southern Nevada
Ender Inciarte, Braves: Free agent, 2009, Venezuela
Marcell Ozuna, Marlins: Free agent, 2009, Dominican Republic
Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins: 2nd round, 2007, California HS

PITCHERS
Wade Davis, Cubs: 3rd round, 2004, Florida HS
Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks: 1st round, 2002, Florida HS
Brad Hand, Padres: 2nd round, 2008, Minnesota HS
Greg Holland, Rockies: 10th round, 2007, Western Carolina University
Kenley Jansen, Dodgers: Free agent, 2007, Curacao
Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers: 1st round, 2006, Texas HS
Corey Knebel, Brewers; 1st round supplemental, 2013, University of Texas

St Louis Cardinals v Arizona Diamondbacks
Carlos Martinez
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Carlos Martinez, Cardinals: Free agent, 2010, Dominican Republic
Pat Neshek, Phillies: 6th round, 2002, Butler University
Robbie Ray, Diamondbacks: 12th round, 2010, Tennessee HS
Max Scherzer, Nationals: 1st round, 2006, University of Missouri
Stephen Strasburg, Nationals: 1st round, 2009, San Diego State University

SUMMARY

Four-Year Colleges: 16
Two-Year Collleges: 1
High Schools: 11 (California 2, Florida 2, one each from Arizona, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ontario, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas)

First or Second Round Picks: 17
Third through Fifth Round: 3
Sixth through 10th Round: 6
11th round or later: 2

International Free Agents: 4 (Dominican Republic 2, Curacao 1, Venezuela 1)