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1940 Baseball All-Star Game

Below are the results of the 1940 All-Star game with a boxscore and play-by-play courtesy of Retrosheet. You can also view figures for any other All-Star game by using the tool on the right and well as a history of the midsummer classic.

 

1940 ALL-STAR GAME 1940 ALL-STAR GAME
1939/1941
AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 3 1
NL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 x - 4 7 0
July 9, 1940 at Sportsman's Park III
Time of Game: 1:53 Attendance: 32,373
WP:  Derringer
LP: Ruffing
S: Hubbell
HR West
BATTING
American League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Travis 3b              3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Keltner 3b           1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Williams lf            2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Finney rf            0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Keller rf              2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Greenberg lf         2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
DiMaggio cf            4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Foxx 1b                3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Appling ss             3   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Boudreau ss          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dickey c               1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Hayes c              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hemsley c            1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Gordon 2b              2   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
  Mack ph,2b           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ruffing p              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Newsom p             1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Feller p             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                29   0   3   0       2   7      24   4
FIELDING - 
E: Hemsley (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Appling (1,off Derringer).
Team LOB: 4.
National League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vaughan ss             3   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Miller ss            1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Herman 2b              3   1   3   0       0   0       0   3
  Coscarart 2b         1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
West rf                1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Nicholson rf         2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ott rf               0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Mize 1b                2   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  McCormick 1b         1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lombardi c             2   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Phelps c             0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Danning c            1   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Medwick lf             2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  J. Moore lf          2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lavagetto 3b           2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  May 3b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
T. Moore cf            3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Derringer p            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Walters p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wyatt p              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  French p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hubbell p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                29   4   7   4       3   6      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
HR: West (1,1st inning off Ruffing 2 on, 0 out).
SH: French (1,off Feller); McCormick (1,off Feller).
HBP: May (1,by Feller).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
American League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ruffing L(0-1)         3     5   3   3   0   2   1
Newsom                 3     1   0   0   1   1   0
Feller                 2     1   1   1   2   3   0
Totals                 8     7   4   4   3   6   1
National League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Derringer W(1-0)       2     1   0   0   1   3   0
Walters                2     0   0   0   0   0   0
Wyatt                  2     1   0   0   0   1   0
French                 2     1   0   0   0   2   0
Hubbell SV(1)          1     0   0   0   1   1   0
Totals                 9     3   0   0   2   7   0
HBP: Feller (1,May).
Umpires: Beans Reardon (NL), George Pipgras (AL), Bill Stewart (NL), Steve Basil (AL)
Time of Game: 1:53   Attendance: 32373
Starting Lineups:

   American League               National League          
1. Travis              3b        Vaughan             ss
2. Williams            lf        Herman              2b
3. Keller              rf        West                rf
4. DiMaggio            cf        Mize                1b
5. Foxx                1b        Lombardi            c
6. Appling             ss        Medwick             lf
7. Dickey              c         Lavagetto           3b
8. Gordon              2b        T. Moore            cf
9. Ruffing             p         Derringer           p

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: Travis flied to center; Williams walked;
Keller struck out; DiMaggio grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: Vaughan singled; Herman singled [Vaughan to
third]; West homered [Vaughan scored, Herman scored]; Mize flied
to left; Lombardi singled to center; Medwick popped to first in
foul territory; Lavagetto popped to second; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  American League 0, National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: Foxx was called out on strikes; Appling
doubled to right; West injured himself leaping for the
ball; NICHOLSON REPLACED WEST (PLAYING RF); Dickey grounded
out (second to first) [Appling to third]; Gordon struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: T. Moore popped to first in foul territory;
Derringer struck out; Vaughan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: WALTERS REPLACED DERRINGER (PITCHING);
Ruffing grounded out (pitcher to first); Travis flied to left;
Williams grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: Herman singled to center; Nicholson flied
to right in foul territory [Herman to second]; Mize grounded out
(second to first) [Herman to third]; Lombardi flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: PHELPS REPLACED LOMBARDI (PLAYING C );
Keller grounded out (second to first); DiMaggio flied to right;
Foxx grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: NEWSOM REPLACED RUFFING (PITCHING); HAYES
REPLACED DICKEY (PLAYING C ); Medwick lined to second; Lavagetto
flied to right; T. Moore flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: WYATT REPLACED WALTERS (PITCHING); Appling
grounded out (first unassisted); Hayes grounded out (third to
first); Gordon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 0, National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: Wyatt was called out on strikes; Vaughan
flied to left; Herman singled to right; Nicholson flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National League
3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: MILLER REPLACED VAUGHAN (PLAYING SS); MAY
REPLACED LAVAGETTO (PLAYING 3B); COSCARART REPLACED HERMAN
(PLAYING 2B); MCCORMICK REPLACED MIZE (PLAYING 1B); OTT REPLACED
NICHOLSON (PLAYING RF); J. MOORE REPLACED MEDWICK (PLAYING LF);
Newsom singled to right; Travis grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Newsom out at second]; Williams
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 0, National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: KELTNER REPLACED TRAVIS (PLAYING 3B);
GREENBERG REPLACED KELLER (PLAYING LF); FINNEY REPLACED WILLIAMS
(PLAYING RF); McCormick popped to third in foul territory;
Phelps walked; J. Moore popped to third in foul territory; May
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0,
National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: FRENCH REPLACED WYATT (PITCHING); DANNING
REPLACED PHELPS (PLAYING C ); Greenberg popped to catcher in
foul territory; DiMaggio popped to shortstop; Foxx lined to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: FELLER REPLACED NEWSOM (PITCHING); HEMSLEY
REPLACED HAYES (PLAYING C ); T. Moore walked; French out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [T. Moore to second]; Miller
struck out; Coscarart was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  American League 0, National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: Appling singled to right; Hemsley popped to
catcher in foul territory; MACK BATTED FOR GORDON; Mack struck
out; Feller struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League
0, National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: MACK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); BOUDREAU
REPLACED APPLING (PLAYING SS); Ott walked; McCormick out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Ott to second]; Danning singled
to right [Ott scored, Danning to second (error by Hemsley)]; J.
Moore grounded out (first to pitcher) [Danning to third]; May
was hit by a pitch; T. Moore struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 4.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 9TH: HUBBELL REPLACED FRENCH (PITCHING); Keltner
struck out; Finney walked; Greenberg popped to catcher in foul
territory; DiMaggio flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 American League   0   3   1    4
 National League   4   7   0    7


Baseball All-Star Game sources/bibliography:
The Midsummer Classic: The Complete History of Baseball's All-Star Game by David Vincent, Lyle Spatz, David W. Smith
Baseball's All Star Game: A Game by Game Guide by Jeff Lenburg
Major League Baseball: Awesome All-Star Action (DVD) by Major League Baseball
The All-Star Game: A Pictorial History, 1933 to Present by Donald Honig (1987, TSN)
Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.


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