Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 7/2/12
MILWAUKEE For Brewers star left fielder Ryan Braun, his fifth All-Star game invite -- a selection that was decided by player vote on Sunday -- put him in a special class of Milwaukee Brewers. That's because only two other Brewers' greats, Robin Yount and Cecil Cooper, can claim a similar honor in a Milwaukee uniform. This year, however, Braun wasn't elected as a starter by the fans, which had happened the last four seasons. That may have something to do with Braun's offseason controversy, but to Braun, the selection was enough of an honor. "You never get greedy," Braun said. "Any time you go to an All-Star game, it's a tremendous honor. It's a lot of fun. It's amazing to have an opportunity to represent the Brewers organization. . . . It's so hard to go to an All-Star game. Any time you get an opportunity to go, whether it's in the final vote, vote-in by the fans, players, by the manager, whatever the circumstance or situation is, it's a tremendous honor." Still, even without t...
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