MLB fans line up for All-Star events, game

MIAMI (WSVN) - As the All-Star Game approaches, fans braved the heat and lined up to partake in the events going on around Marlins Park.

The line could be seen going out of Marlins Park and down Northwest 16th Avenue, Tuesday.

“Hey, we might be taking one of your Marlins first-base men,” said a Yankees fan. “You heard it here first.”

“A few homeruns [by] Francisco Lindor, Giancarlo Stanton,” replied one fan when asked what he hopes to see in the All-Star Game.

“I want to watch Stanton hit a homerun tonight,” said another fan.

The All-Star Game red carpet parade was also held in downtown Miami, Tuesday.

Fans at the parade saw Marlins greats from the past and present, including Jeff Conine and Giancarlo Stanton.

“Excellent, great time, love the city, great festivities,” said fan Doug McDermod.

“You get to see a new city, you get to see how that city responds to Major League Baseball and embraces all the players,” said fan Jan Wheeler, “and Miami’s a great place to celebrate the All-Star Game.”

Pre-game coverage for the All-Star Game begins at 7 p.m. on WSVN.

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