All-Stars from most awful teams

Updated: July 14, 2009, 4:10 PM ET
By Mark Simon | ESPN Stats & Information

Branch Rickey, during his tenure as general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, is said to have told Pirates outfielder Ralph Kiner, "We finished last with you. We could have finished last without you." That's true -- but who would have represented some of those pitiful Pirates teams of the early 1950s in the All-Star Game?

Ryan Zimmerman will join Kiner's Korner, so to speak, Tuesday night, when he represents the Washington Nationals in this year's All-Star Game. Thanks to the long-standing ...

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