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MLB All-Star Game 2012: Justin Verlander Makes Appearance On David Letterman's 'Top 10'

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, who will start in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, made a cameo on David Letterman Monday.

For his nightly "Top 10" list, Letterman had 10 different players make a quip. Verlander relayed the first of evening's "Top 10 facts about the All-Star Game":

This year, they've added an extra base.

The rest of the Top 10 -- transcribed by, which also has a video of the skit -- included:

9. Catcher may be replaced by a designated squatter (Joe Mauer)

8. After the Home Run Derby, there's now a Weak Grounder to Third Derby (Chris Sale)

7. During the 1937 All-Star Game, Dizzy Dean's the first player to to yell "Go sit in the truck!" (Jered Weaver)

6. All-Star etiquette requires players to spit discreetly into a handkerchief (David Price)

5. The game's tomorrow and I still don't know what the All-Star ambassador does (George Brett)

4. Players need notes from two different doctors to get out of doing lame top ten lists (Adam Jones)

3. This year's game is cup-optional (Josh Hamilton)

2. Earlier today, we all bonded at a matinee of "Magic Mike" (C.J. Wilson)

1. Oh crap, the game's tomorrow?! (Derek Jeter)

Coverage of the All-Star Game, which will be held at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, will begin at 7:30 Eastern. The event will be televised on Fox and streamed online at

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