Former Illinois State shortstop Paul DeJong walked in his only at-bat and stole a base at the MLB's 90th annual All-Star Game Tuesday, July 9. In his third year with the St. Louis Cardinals, DeJong is slashing .258/.343/.442 with 13 home runs and 36 RBI's this season. Of 16 total Redbirds to reach the big leagues, he is the second ISU alum to receive MLB All-Star honors in ISU baseball program history alongside Buzz Capra in 1974.
CLEVELAND, OH; During the 90th MLB All-Star Game at Progressive Field on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)