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1953 Baseball All-Star Game

Below are the results of the 1953 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.

 

1953 ALL-STAR GAME 1953 ALL-STAR GAME
1952/1954
AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 5 0
NL 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 x - 5 10 0
July 14, 1953 at Crosley Field
Time of Game: 2:19 Attendance: 30,846
Broadcasters: (NBC) Jack Brickhouse,
Mel Allen
WP:  Spahn
LP: Reynolds
S: Dickson
HR (None)
BATTING
American League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Goodman 2b             2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Fox 2b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Vernon 1b              3   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
  Fain 1b              1   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Bauer rf               2   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Mize ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Mantle cf              2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hunter pr            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Doby cf              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Rosen 3b               4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Zernial lf             2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Minoso lf            2   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Berra c                4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Carrasquel ss          2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Kell ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rizzuto ss           0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pierce p               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reynolds p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kuenn ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Robinson ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paige p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   1   5   1       3   5      24   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Goodman (1,2nd base by Roberts/Campanella).
National League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reese ss               4   0   2   2       0   0       1   1
  Hamner ss            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Schoendienst 2b        3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Williams 2b          0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Musial lf              4   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Kluszewski 1b          3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Hodges pr,1b         1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Campanella c           4   1   1   0       0   1       6   2
Mathews 3b             3   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bell cf                3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Snider ph,cf         0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Slaughter rf           3   2   2   1       1   0       4   0
Roberts p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kiner ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Spahn p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ashburn ph           1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Simmons p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dickson p            1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   5  10   5       3   3      27   7
BATTING - 
2B: Reese (1,off Garcia).
HBP: Mathews (1,by Reynolds).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Slaughter (1,2nd base off Garcia/Berra).
PITCHING
American League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Pierce                 3     1   0   0   0   1   0
Reynolds L(0-1)        2     2   2   2   1   0   0
Garcia                 2     4   1   1   1   2   0
Paige                  1     3   2   2   1   0   0
Totals                 8    10   5   5   3   3   0
National League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Roberts                3     1   0   0   1   2   0
Spahn W(1-0)           2     0   0   0   1   2   0
Simmons                2     1   0   0   1   1   0
Dickson SV(1)          2     3   1   1   0   0   0
Totals                 9     5   1   1   3   5   0
HBP: Reynolds (1,Mathews).
Umpires: Jocko Conlan (NL), Johnny Stevens (AL), Augie Donatelli (NL),
Bill McKinley (AL), Bill Engeln (NL), Larry Napp (AL)
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 30846
Starting Lineups:

   American League               National League          
1. Goodman             2b        Reese               ss
2. Vernon              1b        Schoendienst        2b
3. Bauer               rf        Musial              lf
4. Mantle              cf        Kluszewski          1b
5. Rosen               3b        Campanella          c
6. Zernial             lf        Mathews             3b
7. Berra               c         Bell                cf
8. Carrasquel          ss        Slaughter           rf
9. Pierce              p         Roberts             p

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: 3.5 for standing room, $1.5 for
bleachers; the first two levels were up from $5.5 and $4 in 1952
Ted Williams was AL captain, just back from Korea; he threw out
first pitch; Goodman walked; Vernon flied to right; Bauer
struck out; Goodman was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: Reese grounded out (third to first);
Schoendienst flied to right; Musial singled to center;
Kluszewski popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  American League 0, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: Mantle grounded out (pitcher to first);
Rosen flied to left; Zernial singled to left; Berra flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: Campanella grounded out (third to first);
Mathews grounded out (second to first); Bell flied to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: Carrasquel popped to catcher in foul
territory; Pierce struck out (catcher to first); Goodman flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: Slaughter popped to third; KINER BATTED FOR
ROBERTS; Kiner struck out; Reese grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: SPAHN REPLACED KINER (PITCHING); Vernon was
called out on strikes; Bauer made an out to left; Mantle walked;
Rosen flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0,
National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED PIERCE (PITCHING);
Schoendienst flied to right; Musial lined to shortstop;
Kluszewski grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  American League 0, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: Zernial was called out on strikes; Berra
grounded out (second to first); Carrasquel grounded out (second
to first); Umpires moved: McKinley (hp), Dona (1b), Stevens
(2b) Conlan (3b), Napp (lf), Engeln (rf); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  American League 0, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: MINOSO REPLACED ZERNIAL (PLAYING LF);
Campanella popped to third in foul territory; Mathews was hit by
a pitch; Bell popped to second; Slaughter walked [Mathews to
second]; ASHBURN BATTED FOR SPAHN; Ashburn singled to center
[Mathews scored, Slaughter to second]; Reese singled to right
[Slaughter scored, Ashburn to second]; Schoendienst flied to
right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 0, National League
2.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: SIMMONS REPLACED ASHBURN (PITCHING); KUENN
BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Kuenn lined to right; diving catch by
Slaughter; Goodman grounded out (second to first); Vernon
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 0, National League 2.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: FOX REPLACED GOODMAN (PLAYING 2B); GARCIA
REPLACED KUENN (PITCHING); Musial singled to shortstop;
Kluszewski singled to center [Musial to third]; HODGES RAN FOR
KLUSZEWSKI; Campanella struck out; Mathews grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Hodges out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National League 2.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: HODGES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B);
WILLIAMS REPLACED SCHOENDIENST (PLAYING 2B); Bauer walked;
Mantle forced Bauer (shortstop to second); HUNTER RAN FOR
MANTLE; Rosen popped to catcher in foul territory; Minoso
singled to right [Hunter to third]; Berra flied to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 0, National League 2.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: DOBY REPLACED HUNTER (PLAYING CF); FAIN
REPLACED VERNON (PLAYING 1B); Bell grounded out (first to
pitcher); Slaughter singled to shortstop; ROBINSON BATTED FOR
SIMMONS; Slaughter stole second; Robinson popped to first; Reese
doubled [Slaughter scored]; Williams walked; Musial struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 0, National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: DICKSON REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); KELL
BATTED FOR CARRASQUEL; Kell flied to left; Robinson flew out
to rf but the play was waved off by McKinley who had called
time; ROBINSON BATTED FOR GARCIA; Robinson flied to right;
Fox flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0,
National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: PAIGE REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); RIZZUTO
REPLACED KELL (PLAYING SS); Hodges lined to center; Campanella
singled to center; Mathews popped to shortstop; SNIDER BATTED
FOR BELL; Snider walked [Campanella to second]; Slaughter
singled to center [Campanella scored, Snider to third]; Dickson
singled [Snider scored, Slaughter to third, Dickson out at
second (center to third to second)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 9TH: HAMNER REPLACED REESE (PLAYING SS); SNIDER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Fain singled to left; MIZE BATTED
FOR BAUER; Mize singled to center [Fain to second]; Doby flied
to center [Fain to third]; Rosen popped to first; Minoso singled
[Fain scored, Mize to second]; Berra popped to second; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 1, National League 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 American League   1   5   0    6
 National League   5  10   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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