The Ashburn-Trout Connection

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The Angel's Mike Trout became the third youngest player to get a hit in an All-Star Game. (Jeff Roberson/AP Photo)

By virtue of his sixth-inning single, the Angel's Mike Trout, out of Vineland, N.J., and Millville High School, became the third youngest player to get a hit in an All-Star Game ... supplanting Phillies' Hall of Famer Richie Ashburn, who now drops to fourth on the list.

Special kudos to Al Kaline, who was the youngest and ninth-youngest player to get an All-Star Game hit.

 Player  Birthdate  ASG Hit Date  Age (Y:D) 
 Al Kaline  Dec. 19, 1934  July 12, 1955     20:205
 Claudell Washington     Aug. 31, 1954  July 15, 1975  20:318
 Mike Trout  Aug. 7, 1991  July 10, 2012  20:338
 Richie Ashburn  March 19, 1927     July 13, 1948  21:116
 Garry Templeton  March 24, 1956  July 19, 1977  21.117
 Butch Wynegar  March 14, 1956  July 19, 1977  21:127
 Cesar Cedano  Feb. 25, 1951  July 25, 1972  21:151
 Hank Aaron  Feb. 5, 1934  July 12, 1955  21:157
 Al Kaline  Dec. 19,1954  July 10, 1956  21:204

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