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Ryu Hyun-jin Becomes the First Korean Pitcher to Start an All-Star Game

Two Asian baseball stars have just added historic milestones in their careers after playing their first All-Star Game. 

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Ryu Hyun-jin earned his All-Star Game selection after leading the league in several statistics in an excellent first half of the season, while the New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka came in as an injury replacement for Toronto Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman.