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07/07/11 7:00 PM ET

Konerko: Thank you, White Sox fans

Thank you to all of the fans, friends and family who voted for me during this week's Final Vote campaign. It is truly humbling to have so many people care enough to spend their valuable time voting online and texting in votes. My family and I truly appreciate all of your generous support.

White Sox fans certainly are the very best when it comes to Final Vote voting. Thanks to all the White Sox fans, not just for your votes this week, but also for your support each night at the ballpark.

This will be my fifth All-Star Game, and even more special is the fact that it's being played in my hometown of Phoenix.

I cannot say enough to thank you all for your support, and it will be a very special honor to represent Chicago, the White Sox and all of the fans on Tuesday night.


Paul Konerko

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