Shane Victorino, Paul Konerko elected

Updated: July 7, 2011, 10:23 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Paul Konerko is going home.

Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Konerko of the Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino were picked for the All-Star Game in online fan voting.

Next Tuesday's game is in Phoenix, making it extra special for Konerko. The first baseman grew up in Arizona and lives in Scottsdale in the offseason.

"You never don't want to go if you can go," said Konerko, selected for the fifth time. "It's ...

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