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Here Are the MLB Players You Can Meet at All-Star Week's Fanfest

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    Baseball fans: Get your selfie stick on deck, because dozens of superstar players are set to descend on D.C. for the All-Star Week FanFest.

    Leading up to the big All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 17, current superstars  and legends alike plan to make appearances at the Washington Convention Center.

    Many favorite Nationals are set to stop by, including players Ryan Zimmerman, Jamey Carroll, Ryan Church and former manager Davey Johnson.

    Hall of Fame inductees like Johnny Bench and Andre Dawson are scheduled to attend, according to a press release. Five-time All-Star player Maury Wills, who won the MVP award in 1962 at RFK Stadium, is set to appear.

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    Olympian softball players Jennie Finch, Lisa Fernandez and Natasha Watley are also slated to greet fans.

    Fans can take photos, grab autographs and participate in Q&As. Young fans may even get the chance to work on their pitch with an baseball legend.

    Fanfest runs Friday, July 13 to Tuesday, July 17. It opens daily at 9 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. on Tuesday).

    Here's the list of current and former MLB stars, softball players and other athletes you can catch at FanFest each day:

    Friday, July 13 (Kids' Day)

    On Kids' Day, 3,000 lucky attendees will nab a Ryan Zimmerman bobblehead. Then, future baseballers get the chance to compete in a home run derby, host a press conference and participate in softball or baseball clinics. Then go say hi to:

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    Carlos Baerga

    Jamey Carroll

    Ryan Church

    Lisa Fernandez

    Rollie Fingers (Hall of Fame)

    Alex Gonzalez

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    Livan Hernandez

    Juan Marichal

    Justin Maxwell

    Manny Sangiullen

    Saturday, July 14 (Military Appreciation Weekend)

    Catch a rousing National Anthem performance, write thank you cards and catch Baseball Bootcamp in honor of the men and women who serve the U.S. Then go shake the hand of:

    Rick Ankiel

    Chad Cordero

    Lisa Fernandez

    Jennie Finch

    Steve Finley

    Jerry Hairston Jr.

    Ferguson Jenkins (Hall of Fame)

    Gaylord Perry (Hall of Fame)

    Jim Robinson

    Pedro Sierra

    Sunday, July 15 

    (Military Appreciation Weekend)

    Catch a rousing National Anthem performance, write thank you cards and catch Baseball Bootcamp in honor of the men and women who serve the U.S. Then go shake the hand of:

    Sean Burnett

    Bert Campaneris

    Matt Capps

    Andre Dawson (Hall of Fame)

    Lisa Fernandez

    Ferguson Jenkins (Hall of Fame)

    Davey Johnson

    Nick Johnson

    Fred Lynn

    Gaylord Perry (Hall of Fame)

    Preston Wilson

    Dmitri Young

    Monday, July 16 (Social Media Monday)

    Share your experience on social media for a chance to win cool prizes. THe first 3,000 attendees to show up get a Bryce Harper bobblehead. Then go snap a selfie with:

    Johnny Bench

    Lisa Fernandez

    Rollie Fingers (Hall of Fame)

    Kevin Frandsen

    Lenny Harris

    Ferguson Jenkins (Hall of Fame)

    Austin Kearns

    John Lannan

    Jason Marquis

    John Patterson

    Tim Raines (Hall of Fame)

    Sharon Robinson

    Maury Wills

    Dave Winfield (Hall of Fame)

    Tuesday, July 17 (Youth League Day)

    Youth players who wear their jerseys will get a special patch commemorating the All-Star Game and 3,000 lucky people will get Max Scherzer bobbleheads. Then go try to catch a pitch from:

    Carlos Baerga

    Johnny Bench

    Lisa Fernandez

    Rollie Fingers (Hall of Fame)

    Livan Hernandez

    Jose Vidro

    Natasha Watley

    Brad Wilkerson

    Ryan Zimmerman

    This list was provided by MLB and is subject to change. You can find an updated list and scheduled appearance times on the MLB's website.

    You'll need a ticket to get inside the Convention Center.

    For a limited time, you can enter code FFMM to get $10 tickets. Regularly priced single day tickets cost $35 for adults and $30 for kids. It's cheaper for seniors, college students and military members.

    There are several deals, including a military, government employee, public school teacher and first responder discount and a family pack discount. On Friday, FanFest tickets are buy one, get one free. On Tuesday, it's buy two, get two free. 

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