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1955 Baseball All-Star Game

Below are the results of the 1955 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.

 

1955 ALL-STAR GAME 1955 ALL-STAR GAME
1954/1956
AL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 10 2
NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 - 6 13 1
July 12, 1955 at County Stadium
Time of Game: 3:17 Attendance: 45,643
Broadcasters: (NBC) Mel Allen,
Al Helfer
WP:  Conley
LP: Sullivan
S: (None)
HR Musial, Mantle
BATTING
American League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kuenn ss               3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Carrasquel ss        3   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Fox 2b                 3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Avila 2b             1   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Williams lf            3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Smith lf             1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Mantle cf              6   1   2   3       0   1       3   0
Berra c                6   1   1   0       0   0       8   2
Kaline rf              4   0   1   0       1   2       6   0
Vernon 1b              5   0   1   1       1   2       8   0
Finigan 3b             3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Rosen 3b             2   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Pierce p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jensen ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wynn p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Power ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ford p               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Sullivan p           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                44   5  10   4       6  12      33   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Carrasquel (1), Rosen (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Kaline (1,off Haddix).
HR: Mantle (1,1st inning off Roberts 2 on, 0 out).
SH: Pierce (1,off Roberts); Avila (1,off Nuxhall).
HBP: Kaline (1,by Jones).
Team LOB: 12.
National League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schoendienst 2b        6   0   2   0       0   0       3   2
Ennis lf               1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Musial ph,lf         4   1   1   1       1   1       0   0
Snider cf              2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Mays cf              3   2   2   0       0   1       3   0
Kluszewski 1b          5   1   2   0       0   0       9   1
Mathews 3b             2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Jackson 3b           3   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Mueller rf             2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Aaron pr,rf          2   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
Banks ss               2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Logan ss             3   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
Crandall c             1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Burgess ph,c         1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Lopata ph,c          3   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Roberts p              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Thomas ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Haddix p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Hodges ph            1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Newcombe p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baker ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nuxhall p            2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Conley p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                45   6  13   4       2   8      36  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Mathews (1).
PB: Crandall (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Kluszewski (1,off Wynn).
HR: Musial (1,12th inning off Sullivan 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
American League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Pierce                 3     1   0   0   0   3   0
Wynn                   3     3   0   0   0   1   0
Ford                   1.2   5   5   4   1   0   0
Sullivan L(0-1)        3.1   4   1   1   1   4   1
Totals                11    13   6   5   2   8   1
National League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Roberts                3     4   4   4   1   0   1
Haddix                 3     3   1   1   0   2   0
Newcombe               1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Jones                  0.2   0   0   0   2   1   0
Nuxhall                3.1   2   0   0   3   5   0
Conley W(1-0)          1     0   0   0   0   3   0
Totals                12    10   5   5   6  12   1
WP: Roberts (1).
HBP: Jones (1,Kaline).
Umpires: Al Barlick (NL), Hank Soar (AL), Dusty Boggess (NL), 
Bill Summers (AL), Ed Runge (AL), Frank Secory (NL)
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 45643
Starting Lineups:

   American League               National League          
1. Kuenn               ss        Schoendienst        2b
2. Fox                 2b        Ennis               lf
3. Williams            lf        Snider              cf
4. Mantle              cf        Kluszewski          1b
5. Berra               c         Mathews             3b
6. Kaline              rf        Mueller             rf
7. Vernon              1b        Banks               ss
8. Finigan             3b        Crandall            c
9. Pierce              p         Roberts             p

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: Kuenn singled to left; Fox singled [Kuenn
to third]; Roberts threw a wild pitch [Kuenn scored, Fox to
second]; Williams walked; Mantle homered [Fox scored, Williams
scored]; Berra lined to left; Kaline grounded out (third to
first); Vernon flied to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 4, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: Schoendienst singled; Schoendienst was out
trying to advance to second; the pitch got away from Berra,
but he recovered in time; Ennis struck out (catcher to
first); Snider was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 4, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: Finigan reached on an error by Mathews;
Pierce out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Finigan to
second]; Kuenn lined to center; Fox lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  American League 4, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: Kluszewski popped to shortstop; Mathews
popped to third in foul territory; Mueller popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 4,
National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: Williams singled; Mantle flied to center;
Berra grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
pitcher) [Williams out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 4, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: Banks struck out; Crandall flied to right;
THOMAS BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Thomas popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  American League 4, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: HADDIX REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); Kaline
struck out; Vernon singled to center; Crandall allowed a passed
ball [Vernon to second]; Finigan grounded out (third to first);
JENSEN BATTED FOR PIERCE; Jensen popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 4, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: WYNN REPLACED JENSEN (PITCHING);
Schoendienst flied to left; MUSIAL BATTED FOR ENNIS; Musial
struck out; Snider flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 4, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: MUSIAL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Kuenn
grounded out (third to first); Fox grounded out (pitcher to
second to first); Williams grounded out (pitcher to first);
Umpires moved: Summers (hp), Bogg (1b), Soar (2b), Barlick (3b),
Runge (lf), Napp (rf); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 4, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: Kluszewski doubled; Mathews flied to right;
Mueller singled to left [Kluszewski to third]; AARON RAN FOR
MUELLER; Banks popped to catcher in foul territory; BURGESS
BATTED FOR CRANDALL; Burgess forced Aaron (second unassisted); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 4, National League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: AARON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BURGESS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MAYS REPLACED SNIDER (PLAYING CF);
LOGAN REPLACED BANKS (PLAYING SS); Mantle grounded out
(shortstop to first); Berra singled to right; Kaline doubled to
third [Berra to third]; Vernon grounded out (first unassisted)
[Berra scored, Kaline to third]; Finigan struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  American League 5, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: ROSEN REPLACED FINIGAN (PLAYING 3B);
CARRASQUEL REPLACED KUENN (PLAYING SS); AVILA REPLACED FOX
(PLAYING 2B); HODGES BATTED FOR HADDIX; Hodges singled to
center; Schoendienst flied to right; Musial grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Hodges out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 5, National
League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: NEWCOMBE REPLACED HODGES (PITCHING);
JACKSON REPLACED MATHEWS (PLAYING 3B); POWER BATTED FOR WYNN;
Power popped to first; Carrasquel singled to third; Avila was
called out on strikes; Williams flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  American League 5, National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: FORD REPLACED POWER (PITCHING); SMITH
REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING LF); Mays singled to left; Kluszewski
lined to center; Jackson lined to center; Aaron walked [Mays to
second]; Logan singled to right [Mays scored, Aaron to third];
LOPATA BATTED FOR BURGESS; Lopata reached on an error by
Carrasquel [Aaron scored (unearned), Logan to second]; BAKER
BATTED FOR NEWCOMBE; Baker flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  American League 5, National League 2.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: LOPATA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); JONES
REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING); Mantle struck out; Berra popped to
catcher in foul territory; Kaline was hit by a pitch; Vernon
walked [Kaline to second]; Rosen walked [Kaline to third, Vernon
to second]; NUXHALL REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Ford struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  American League 5, National League 2.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: Schoendienst grounded out (pitcher to
first); Musial grounded out (second to first); Mays singled to
right; Kluszewski singled to right [Mays to third]; Jackson
singled to right [Mays scored, Kluszewski to second]; SULLIVAN
REPLACED FORD (PITCHING); Aaron singled to right [Kluszewski
scored (RBI) (error by Rosen), Jackson scored (error by Rosen),
Aaron to second (error by Rosen)]; Logan grounded out (shortstop
to first); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  American League 5, National
League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 9TH: Carrasquel singled to left; Avila out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Carrasquel to second]; Smith
walked; Mantle flied to center [Carrasquel to third]; Berra
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 5,
National League 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 9TH: Lopata popped to second; Nuxhall flied to
right; Schoendienst singled to center; Musial walked
[Schoendienst to second]; Mays was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 5, National League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 10TH: Kaline walked; Vernon struck out; Rosen
was called out on strikes; Sullivan was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 5, National League 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 10TH: Kluszewski flied to right; Jackson struck
out; Aaron singled to center; Logan was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 5, National League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 11TH: Carrasquel flied to center; Avila walked;
Smith was called out on strikes; Mantle singled to left [Avila
to second]; Berra grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  American League 5, National League 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 11TH: Lopata struck out; Nuxhall grounded out
(shortstop to first); Schoendienst grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 5, National
League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 12TH: CONLEY REPLACED NUXHALL (PITCHING); Kaline
struck out; Vernon struck out; Rosen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  American League 5, National League 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 12TH: Musial homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 5, National League 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 American League   5  10   2   12
 National League   6  13   1    8


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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