Special Sub-Topic: AL All-Stars 2003
|Who was the starting catcher for the American League?|
Jorge Posada. New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada started, and was backed up by Ramon Hernandez of the Athletics, and Jason Varitek of the Red Sox.
|What team did the starting first baseman play for?|
Toronto. Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Carlos Delgado started, and was backed up by the Yankees Jason Giambi and the Royals Mike Sweeney.
|Who was the starting second baseman for the American League?|
Alfonso Soriano. The Yankees second baseman Alfonso Soriano started, and he was backed up by the Mariners Bret Boone.
|What west coast team did the starting third baseman Troy Glaus come from?|
Anaheim. The Angels third baseman Troy Glaus started, and was backed up by All-Star game hero, Hank Blalock of the Rangers.
|Who started at shortstop for the American League?|
Alex Rodriguez. The Rangers superstar shortstop Alex Rodriguez, was backed up by the Red Sox Nomar Garciaparra.
|Who was the starting left fielder for the American League?|
Garret Anderson & Anderson. Garret Anderson of the Angels was the starter. Another outfielder was Magglio Ordonez of the Chicago White Sox.
|What country was the starting center fielder born in?|
Japan. Hideki Matsui of the Yankees started in center field. Another outfielder was Vernon Wells of the Toronto Blue Jays.
|Who was the starting right fielder for the American League?|
Ichiro Suzuki & Suzuki & Ichiro. Ichiro Suzuki of the Mariners started in right field. The other two backup outfielders were Manny Ramirez of the Red Sox, and Dmitri Young of the Detroit Tigers.
|What team did the starting designated hitter play for?|
Seattle. Designated hitter Edgar Martinez of the Mariners started, and was backed up by Carl Everett of the White Sox.
|What pitcher started the All-Star Game for the American League?|
Esteban Loaiza. Esteban Loaiza of the White Sox, narrowly edged Roy Halladay of the Blue Jays for the starting job.
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