Akadema Endorser Shane Victorino Currently Third in All-Star Voting

Phillies Centerfielder Shane Victorino is in position to start his second straight MLB All-Star game according to the latest voting tally.

Hawthorne, NJ - June 1, 2010 - Philadelphia Phillies Centerfielder and Akadema endorser, Shane Victorino, is currently in third place among National League Outfielders in the 2010 Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Game voting. Two-time Gold Glove winner Victorino is slated to be the starting centerfielder in this year's All-Star Game for the second straight year according to the latest voting results. The twenty-nine year old from Wailuku, Hawaii has 8 home runs, 33 runs batted in, and 11 stolen bases in 49 games during the 2010 season. The 2010 MLB All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. Voting for the 2010 Mid-summer Classic will conclude on July 1, 2010 on the MLB website and in stadiums across the league. Fellow Akadema endorser, Manny Ramirez, of the Los Angeles Dodgers is also vying for a National League All-Star Outfielder spot, as he currently is ninth in the voting.

About Akadema: Akadema is the world's most exciting baseball and softball equipment company. In its short history, Akadema has become the hottest baseball and softball equipment company for professional, college, high school and serious youth players. Akadema attributes their increase in market share to their innovative quality professional product line, which is contrast to mass production products that have little to do with quality or feel. Akadema has long stood for high quality and performance and wants you to Bring Your "A" Game. Akadema comes highly endorsed by MLB players like: Manny Ramirez, Shane Victorino, Cameron Maybin, Ross Ohlendorf, Vin Mazzaro, Brad Ziegler, Craig Breslow, David Murphy, Brandon McCarthy, Derek Holland, Jose Guillen and many others as well as Senior Advisors and MLB Hall of Famers Gary Carter and Carl Yastrzemski.

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