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Dmitri Young, who hit 171 homers in the major leagues before retiring three years ago, won the pre-game hitting contest, beating Reggie Sanders. After former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jon Warden, a modern-day clown prince, squirted Young with a foam water gun, Young pounded a home run and then hit another in the three-swing final round to win it and the Tiffany watch that goes with it.

“I wanted the watch more than anybody else,” said Young, an avid baseball card collector. “I’m loose. I’m ready to go out there and play now. But once I run the bases and pull something, they’ll know why I’m retired.”

Not necessarily. Young also hit a three-run shot off Lee in the game to capture the Feller award before a crowd of 5,687.

“It’s wonderful to be here, and it’s also the 47th anniversary of my first major league win,” said Rick Wise, a star right-hander for the Phillies. “Father’s Day, 1964. It’s very special. It’s a very special day in my life, my career.”