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'Idol' winner Fantasia to sing anthem

7/10/2004 - MLB

NEW YORK -- Muhammad Ali will help throw out the first pitch
during pregame ceremonies at Tuesday's All-Star game.

Ali, accompanied by his 13-year-old son Asaad, will deliver two
baseballs to the mound, where two members of the Houston-area Boys
& Girls Club will throw out the ceremonial first pitches.

Ali, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, is an alumnus of the
Boys & Girls Club of Louisville, Ky.

"American Idol" winner Fantasia will sing the national anthem,
while Ruben Studdard, the show's second-season winner, will sing
"God Bless America" during the seventh inning stretch.