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Howard's end: Phillies 1B wins Home Run Derby

Updated: July 11, 2006, 9:48 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The Philadelphia Phillies haven't been big winners for a long time. Thanks to Ryan Howard and Bobby Abreu, they're tough to beat in the Home Run Derby.

Howard made certain his first trip to the All-Star game would be a memorable one, beating out the Mets' David Wright to give the Phillies their second derby winner in as many summers.

"That'll give the fans in Philly something to cheer about," said Howard, whose 28 homers at the All-Star break tie him for second ...

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