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Perez and Griffey Sr. to manage All-Star Futures Game

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Hall-of-Famer Tony Perez and Cincinnati Reds legend Ken Griffey Sr. will manage the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.

Perez and Griffey Sr. were teammates during the 'Big Red Machine' World Series Championship teams in 1975 and 1976.

Perez, a native of Camaguey, Cuba, will lead the World Team and Griffey Sr. will manage the United States Team.

The game will be played at Great American Ball Park on Sunday July, 12 at 3:00 p.m.

Perez was inducted into the National Baseball Hall-of-Fame in 2000. The seven-time All-Star was a .279 career hitter with 2,732 hits, 379 homers and 1,652 RBIs.

Griffey Sr. amassed 2,143 hits, with 152 homers and 859 RBIs. Senior was selected by the Reds in the 29th round of the 1969 MLB Draft.

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