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1938 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 1938 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the sixth playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 6, 1938, at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio, the home of the Cincinnati Reds of the National League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 4–1.

1938 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
1938 MLB ASG.PNG
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 4
National League 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 X 4 8 0
DateJuly 6, 1938
VenueCrosley Field
CityCincinnati, Ohio
Managers
Attendance27,067
Ceremonial first pitchNone
RadioMutual, CBS, NBC
Radio announcersBob Elson, Dick Bray (Mutual)
Bill Dyer, France Laux (CBS)
Tom Manning, Red Barber (NBC)

RostersEdit

Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

GameEdit

UmpiresEdit

Position Umpire[2] League
Home Plate Bill Klem National
First Base Harry Geisel American
Second Base Lee Ballanfant National
Third Base Steve Basil American

Starting lineupsEdit

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Mike Kreevich White Sox LF 1 Stan Hack Cubs 3B
2 Charlie Gehringer Tigers 2B 2 Billy Herman Cubs 2B
3 Earl Averill Indians CF 3 Ival Goodman Reds RF
4 Jimmie Foxx Red Sox 1B 4 Joe Medwick Cardinals LF
5 Joe DiMaggio Yankees RF 5 Mel Ott Giants CF
6 Bill Dickey Yankees C 6 Ernie Lombardi Reds C
7 Joe Cronin Red Sox SS 7 Frank McCormick Reds 1B
8 Buddy Lewis Senators 3B 8 Leo Durocher Dodgers SS
9 Lefty Gomez Yankees P 9 Johnny Vander Meer Reds P

Game summaryEdit

Wednesday, July 6, 1938 1:30 pm (ET) at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 4
National League 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 - 4 8 0
WP: Johnny Vander Meer (1–0)   LP: Lefty Gomez (0–1)   Sv: Mace Brown (1)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Player declined or was unable to play.
  2. ^ "National League 4, American League 1". Retrosheet. July 6, 1938. Retrieved October 23, 2016.

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