Brad Pitt Featured On Opening Segment Of MLB All-Star Game

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Brad Pitt Featured On Opening Segment Of MLB All-Star Game

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NEW YORK (CBS/AP)  – Before the players hit the field for Major League Baseball’s All-Star game, sports fans got to hear from another all-star in action: Brad Pitt.

The Oscar-nominated actor narrated the opening segment of the 82nd All-Star Game, that aired Tuesday night, July 12th on Fox.

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MLB said in a statement that Pitt and the segment “celebrates Major League Baseball All-Stars past and present, showing fans what it means to be the best.”

The 47-year-old stars as former baseball player and current Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane in the upcoming film “Moneyball,” due out in September.

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