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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-To-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes Tops Todd Frazier In Final, Wins 2nd Straight HR Derby

Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round Monday night.

07/15/2014

The Oakland A’s Yoenis Cespedes bats during the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Brings Citi Field To Its Knees, Wins Home Run Derby

The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round Monday night at reconfigured Citi Field, hitting the decisive drive with five swings to spare.

07/15/2013

Boomer & Carton with David Wright (Credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

LISTEN: Wright Thanks Fans, Talks About Buzz Surrounding ASG

“Just driving here, seeing the jerseys, seeing the buzz, feeling the energy that the All-Star Game means to New York, it’s going to be fun,” Wright told Boomer & Carton.

07/15/2013

Fans pose in front of All-Star apple at Citi Field (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Tickets Still Available For Home Run Derby As All-Stars Align In Queens

Tickets for Monday night’s Home Run Derby were available Sunday evening on MLB’s website, priced at $205, $263, $267, $300 and $310. Nearly 2,700 resale tickets were listed on StubHub for $112-$2,327.

07/15/2013

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What Controversy? Alvarez Replaces CarGo In Wright’s HR Derby Team

Wright found himself on the receiving end of backlash from fans, players and broadcasters in Pittsburgh this week for leaving Alvarez off his derby team.

07/12/2013

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David Wright Taking Heat For Home Run Derby Teammate Selections

Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.

07/11/2013

David Wright (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Robinson Cano (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

David Wright, Robinson Cano Named Captains For Home Run Derby

The derby is scheduled for July 15 at Citi Field as part of All-Star weekend festivities in New York City.

06/12/2013

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Robinson Cano: Restroom-Bound Family Members Harassed By Fans In KC

Cano took the jeering in stride during Monday’s Home Run Derby. But after the National League’s 8-0 victory Tuesday night, the second baseman said some fans crossed the line.

07/11/2012

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WATCH: Patriots’ Gronkowski Booed In Buffalo; Mets Prospect Harvey Impressed

OK, so it wasn’t quite the treatment Robinson Cano got in Kansas City. But Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski certainly heard it from the crowd.

07/11/2012

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Robinson Cano Booed Relentlessly, Shut Out At Home Run Derby

Fans in Kansas City showed Robinson Cano how a Bronx cheer is really done on Monday night.

07/10/2012

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Prince Wears The Home Run Crown In Kansas City

On a night when the Yankees’ Robinson Cano was repeatedly booed and went homerless, Prince Fielder put on the most powerful display among baseball’s big boppers.

WFAN–07/09/2012

Curtis Granderson

Palladino: Yankees Power Company Shuts Down, But Will Be Back

The question here doesn’t involve past achievement, It’s about continuing that pace after the break.

07/09/2012

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Mets’ David Wright Leading All National League Third Basemen In All-Star Voting

Mets third baseman David Wright is leading all National League third basemen in All-Star voting, the club confirmed on Tuesday. The two-time Gold Glove Award winner currently has a 32,086-vote lead over the Cardinals’ David Freese.

06/05/2012

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No Jeter, No A-Rod, No Problem: Robinson Cano Represents Yankees’ Pinstripe Power

Without Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Alex Rodriguez around, someone had to carry the Yankee Pride at All-Star weekend. Robinson Cano’s booming victory in the Home Run Derby fit the bill just fine.

WFAN–07/12/2011

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