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All-Stars to tweet from ballpark during #ASG

With all eyes focused on Citi Field this week, baseball is encouraging fans across the globe to use special hashtags on social media throughout the All-Star festivities.

During Monday's Chevrolet Home Run Derby (@chevrolet, #HRDerby), the 48 All-Stars who have active accounts were able to engage fans on Twitter from computer stations set up on the field. Players could also use the computer stations -- and their own personal devices -- for other social media, including Facebook and Instagram.

The same is true for the 84th All-Star Game (@MLB, #ASG) at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Once again, players will have access to clubhouse computers -- a collaboration between MLB, the Players Association, MLB Advanced Media, ESPN and FOX -- that they can use to reach out to fans once they've left the game.

Fans can also download the official Home Run Derby Game, featuring 24 sluggers from the 2010-12 Home Run Derby events. Connect and challenge gamers on the worldwide leaderboards. Available for free on the Apple App Store.

Joey Nowak is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak.