David Ortiz was a big hit at PNC, opening with 10 homers in the first round, including a bunch into the Allegeheny River. But he was eliminated after hitting just three in the semifinals.
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First-time All-Stars Scott Kazmir and Joe Mauer marvel at the Home Run Derby.
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Ryan Howard, David Ortiz and Jermaine Dye get a chance to size up the competition before the fireworks began.
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Hall of Fame second baseman Bill Mazeroski, hero of the Pirates' 1960 World Series team, opens the festivities by throwing out the first pitch.
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The All-Star Game isn't just a gathering of baseball's top players, it's also a chance for all the mascots to get together.
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Miguel Tejada, the 2004 derby champ, who once had the record with 15 homers in a round, opened the contest with three longballs, but it wasn't enough to win another title.
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Lance Berkman, the 2004 runner-up to Miguel Tejada, had just three homers but his first one landed in the Allegheny River on the fly.
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Miguel Cabrera took set the early pace with nine homers. He had six in the second round, but it wasn't enough to reach the finals.
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It was a disappointing night for Troy Glaus, who hit just one homer.
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All-Star Paul LoDuca wasn't content in just watching the derby, he was the designated pitcher for teammate David Wright.
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With teammate Paul LoDuca feeding him pitches, David Wright hit 16 homers in the first round, third-best in the contest's history. He slowed down with two in the second round, but his 18 total were enough to reach the finals.
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Despite playing 19 innings the day before, Jermaine Dye smacked seven homers in the first round but failed to advance.
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Ryan Howard, last year's NL Rookie of the Year, was a model of consistency, hitting eight in the first round (including four with one out remaining) and 10 in the second round to reach the finals.
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A couple of Pittsburgh fans battle for one of the many homers hit during the derby.
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After a hot start, David Wright seemed to run out of gas in the finals, hitting just four homers.
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David Ortiz tries to cool off David Wright during the finals.
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Ryan Howard batted last in each round and came away with the championship with five in the finals, including a 463-foot shot that hit a credit card promotion sign to seal the title.
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Ryan Howard made sure the Home Run Derby title stayed in Philadelphia for another year, as he repeated the feat of Phillies teammate Bobby Abreu.
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