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MLB All-Star preview at Citi Field

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Former MLB standout and NY Mets fan favorite John Franco is rallying the troops for his beloved Mets ahead of the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field.

Franco boarded a doubled-decker bus decked out in Amazins' logos and a giant image of David Wright on Wednesday to promote the festivities slated to begin with FanFest on Friday, July 12 at the Javits Center.

A 5K & Fun Run is scheduled for July 13 at Prospect Park at 8 a..m.

"I'm one of the team captains. All proceeds got to hurricane Sandy victims," said Franco during Good Day NY on Wednesday.

A celebrity softball game is set for July 14 at Cit Field followed by the Home Run Derby on July 15.

The 84th MLB All-Star Game is on July 16 at Citi Field.

You can catch all the action on FOX 5.

For more information, visit MLB.com

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