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1959 Baseball All-Star Game

Below are the results of the first 1959 All-Star game with a boxscore and play-by-play courtesy of Retrosheet. Two All-Star games were played in each year between 1959 and 1962. The results from the second game are here. 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.

 

1959 ALL-STAR GAME 1959 ALL-STAR GAME
1958/1959
AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 - 4 8 0
NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 x - 5 9 1
July 7, 1959 at Forbes Field
Time of Game: 2:33 Attendance: 35,277
Broadcasters: (NBC) Mel Allen,
Curt Gowdy
WP:  Antonelli
LP: Ford
S: Elston
HR Mathews, Kaline
BATTING
American League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Minoso lf              5   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Fox 2b                 5   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Kaline cf              3   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Kuenn cf             1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Skowron 1b             3   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Power 1b             1   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Colavito rf            3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Williams ph          0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McDougald pr,ss      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Triandos c             4   0   1   2       0   0       8   0
  Mantle pr,rf         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Killebrew 3b           3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bunning p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Runnels ph           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sievers ph           0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ford p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Daley p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Aparicio ss            3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
  Lollar ph,c          1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Duren p              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Malzone 3b           2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   4   8   4       3   9      24   5
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Triandos (1,off Face).
HR: Kaline (1,4th inning off Burdette 0 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 8.
National League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Temple 2b              2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Musial ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Face p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Antonelli p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boyer ph,3b          1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Mathews 3b             3   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
  Groat ph             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elston p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Aaron rf               4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Mays cf                4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Banks ss               3   1   2   0       1   1       1   2
Cepeda 1b              4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Moon lf                2   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Crandall c             3   1   1   1       0   1      10   0
Drysdale p             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Burdette p           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mazeroski 2b         1   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                30   5   9   5       2   9      27   6
FIELDING - 
E: Mathews (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Banks 2 (2,off Wynn,off Bunning).
3B: Mays (1,off Ford).
HR: Mathews (1,1st inning off Wynn 0 on, 1 out).
SH: Groat (1,off Ford).
Team LOB: 4.
PITCHING
American League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Wynn                   3     2   1   1   1   3   1
Duren                  3     1   0   0   1   4   0
Bunning                1     3   2   2   0   1   0
Ford L(0-1)            0.1   3   2   2   0   0   0
Daley                  0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 8     9   5   5   2   9   1
National League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Drysdale               3     0   0   0   0   4   0
Burdette               3     4   1   1   0   2   1
Face                   1.2   3   3   3   2   2   0
Antonelli W(1-0)       0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0
Elston SV(1)           1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     8   4   4   3   9   1
WP: Elston (1).
Umpires: Al Barlick (NL), Ed Runge (AL), Augie Donatelli (NL),
Joe Paparella (AL), John Rice (AL), Shag Crawford (NL)
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 35277
Starting Lineups:

   American League               National League          
1. Minoso              lf        Temple              2b
2. Fox                 2b        Mathews             3b
3. Kaline              cf        Aaron               rf
4. Skowron             1b        Mays                cf
5. Colavito            rf        Banks               ss
6. Triandos            c         Cepeda              1b
7. Killebrew           3b        Moon                lf
8. Aparicio            ss        Crandall            c
9. Wynn                p         Drysdale            p

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: Minoso flied to center; Fox struck out;
Kaline struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0,
National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: Temple flied to center; Mathews homered;
Aaron struck out; Mays lined to pitcher; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: Skowron grounded out (second to first);
Colavito struck out; Triandos popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: Banks doubled; Cepeda popped to shortstop;
Moon walked; Crandall was called out on strikes; Drysdale struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: Killebrew flied to center; Aparicio flied
to right; Drysdale pitched 3 perfect innings; Wynn struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: Temple flied to right; Mathews popped to
first in foul territory; Aaron lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: BURDETTE REPLACED DRYSDALE (PITCHING);
Minoso grounded out (second to first); Fox popped to third in
foul territory; Kaline homered; Skowron singled to left;
Colavito singled to center [Skowron to second]; Triandos flied
to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 1, National
League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: DUREN REPLACED WYNN (PITCHING); Mays struck
out; Banks walked; Cepeda grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Banks out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 1, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: Killebrew grounded out (shortstop to
first); Aparicio flied to left; Duren struck out; Umpires
moved: Paparella (hp), Donatelli (1b), Runge (2b), Barlick (3b),
Crawford (lf), Rice (rf); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 1, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: Moon struck out; Crandall grounded out
(third to first); Burdette struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 1, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: Minoso was called out on strikes; Fox
grounded out (second to first); Kaline reached on an error by
Mathews; Skowron singled [Kaline to third]; Colavito forced
Skowron (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  American
League 1, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: KUENN REPLACED KALINE (PLAYING CF); POWER
REPLACED SKOWRON (PLAYING 1B); MUSIAL BATTED FOR TEMPLE; Musial
popped to first; Mathews struck out; Aaron singled; Mays forced
Aaron (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American
League 1, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: FACE REPLACED MUSIAL (PITCHING); MAZEROSKI
REPLACED BURDETTE (PLAYING 2B); Triandos grounded out (third to
first); Killebrew struck out; Aparicio was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 1, National
League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: BUNNING REPLACED KILLEBREW (PITCHING);
MALZONE REPLACED DUREN (PLAYING 3B); Banks doubled to left;
Cepeda popped to shortstop; Moon was called out on strikes;
Crandall singled to center [Banks scored, Crandall to second (on
throw to home)]; Mazeroski singled to left [Crandall scored,
Mazeroski out at second (left to second)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 American League 1, National League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: Malzone popped to second; Minoso popped to
catcher in foul territory; Fox singled to center; Kuenn walked
[Fox to second]; Power singled to center [Fox scored, Kuenn to
second]; WILLIAMS BATTED FOR COLAVITO; Williams walked [Kuenn to
third, Power to second]; MCDOUGALD RAN FOR WILLIAMS; Triandos
doubled to left [Kuenn scored, Power scored, McDougald to
third]; RUNNELS BATTED FOR BUNNING; ANTONELLI REPLACED FACE
(PITCHING); MANTLE RAN FOR TRIANDOS; SIEVERS BATTED FOR RUNNELS;
Sievers walked; LOLLAR BATTED FOR APARICIO; Lollar forced Mantle
(third unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  American League 4,
National League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: LOLLAR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C );
MCDOUGALD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MANTLE STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING RF); FORD REPLACED SIEVERS (PITCHING); BOYER BATTED FOR
ANTONELLI; Boyer singled; GROAT BATTED FOR MATHEWS; Groat out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Boyer to second]; Aaron
singled to center [Boyer scored]; Mays tripled [Aaron scored];
DALEY REPLACED FORD (PITCHING); Banks struck out; Cepeda popped
to first in foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American
League 4, National League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 9TH: BOYER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); ELSTON
REPLACED GROAT (PITCHING); Malzone popped to shortstop; Minoso
struck out; Fox singled to left; Elston threw a wild pitch [Fox
to second]; Kuenn popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  American League 4, National League 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 American League   4   8   0    8
 National League   5   9   1    4


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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