There is a lot more to the All-Star Game than just the game itself.
The Home Run Derby is held the day before, there is a parade, and players walk the red carpet.
On Tuesday, Royals catcher Salvador Perez took his mother, wife and 20-month-old son, Johan, to the off-field festivities. Not surprisingly, Johan was a hit.
On the red carpet, Perez and Johan were met by former Yankees/Indians/A’s outfielder Nick Swisher, who is now with Fox Sports.
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Johan gave a high-five to Swisher (and it was cute):
Perez shared a series of photos from Tuesday in this Instagram post, and Johan seemed to enjoy himself at Nationals Park:
A couple of Royals fans took a photo with Salvador and Johan: