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2015 MLB All-Star Game Cap - Fresh Fitted Friday!!!!

June is here which means it's the perfect time to start getting excited about this year's All-Star Game! Wait a second, maybe it isn't. Unless you are a Royals or Cubs fan there's actually no point in getting excited since the fans of those two teams are diligently stuffing the ballots with the names of their own players so nobody on your team will be in the starting lineup. Womp Womp. 

I understand that undying loyalty can lead one to extremes but I'd rather have a little diversity on the field than just choosing my guys because they're my guys. Besides that, the starting line-up should really reflect this season's premier players rather than homer selections. I guess I shouldn't be sour grapes just yet as voting is still underway, which means that other fans can zealously stuff ballots as well.

As a San Francisco Giants fan, 2015's All-Star Game was special as for the third time in five years our skipper, Bruce Bochy, managed the NL team. Also, Madison Bumgarner was the last bright light in the pitching succession — yeah, I know he threw a wild pitch and gave up a hit but I don't care about those things for now— before the golden child of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, served up two runs while on his way to becoming the game's losing pitcher. 

I know this comes off as harsh but you have to understand that I'm just as guilty of being a homer as the Royals and Cubs fans! Now that you have a little biased background, I bet you'd love it if I stopped lauding my team while berating our rival and just showed you photos of the cap that Buster Posey, Brandon Crawford, Joe Panik and of course Bumgarner wore during the 2015 MLB All-Star Game!

Here's a fun photo of MadBum as he's deciding which part of Max Scherzer's face he'd like to eat first. (Photo jacked from Around the Foghorn)

I'm typically not big on the white crown look but I do appreciate how the SF logo pops against it and the black stripes.

I think this All-Star Game patch on this back is refreshingly innovative and I wish this  type of rear patch could be a tradition that's kept going forward.

I like the pizazz the Diamond Era caps have on the inside although I have to deduct five points for the "Made in China" tag.

In the weeks leading up to the 2015 All-Star Game, this photo leaked featuring caps with a pillbox-esque look all the way around the crown: 

After enough online backlash, I imagine the powers that be decided on a less jarring look with the two stripes only going around the cap's front half. Most fans are probably thankful for that although that Phillies hat isn't too bad.

That being said, let's all pray that the following leaked image is not what the Home-Run Derby cap will look like:

I hope I didn't just give the kids nightmares by showing this image. I also wish  people will protest enough that this cheesecake cap never sees the light of day.