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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

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


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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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

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


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)