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1962 Baseball All-Star Game

Below are the results of the first 1962 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.
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1962 ALL-STAR GAME 1962 ALL-STAR GAME
1961/1962
NL 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 - 3 8 0
AL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 4 0
July 10, 1962 at D.C. Stadium
Time of Game: 2:23 Attendance: 45,480
Broadcasters: (NBC) Mel Allen,
Joe Garagiola
WP:  Marichal
LP: Pascual
S: Shaw
HR  
MVP: Maury Wills

BATTING
National League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Groat ss               3   1   1   1       0   0       3   3
  Davenport 3b         1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Clemente rf            3   0   3   0       0   0       2   0
  Alou rf              0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Mays cf                3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Cepeda 1b              3   0   0   1       0   1       2   2
  Purkey p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Callison ph          1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Shaw p               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Davis lf               4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Boyer 3b               2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Banks 1b             2   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Crandall c             4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Mazeroski 2b           2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bolling 2b           2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Drysdale p             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Marichal p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Musial ph            1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wills pr,ss          1   2   1   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                33   3   8   3       1   3      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Clemente (1,off Bunning).
SF: Alou (1,off Donovan).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mays (1,3rd base off Pascual/Battey); Wills (1,2nd base off Pascual/Battey).
CS: Clemente (1,3rd base by Pascual/Battey).
American League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins 3b             2   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Robinson 3b          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Moran 2b               3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Richardson 2b        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Maris cf               2   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
  Landis cf            1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Mantle rf              1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Colavito pr,lf       1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Gentile 1b             3   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
Wagner lf,rf           4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Battey c               2   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Romano c             2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Aparicio ss            4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Bunning p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pascual p            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Donovan p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Siebern ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pappas p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                29   1   4   1       3   5      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
3B: Aparicio (1,off Drysdale).
SF: Maris (1,off Purkey).
HBP: Rollins (1,by Drysdale); Robinson (1,by Shaw).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
National League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Drysdale               3     1   0   0   1   3   0
Marichal W(1-0)        2     0   0   0   1   0   0
Purkey                 2     2   1   1   0   1   0
Shaw SV(1)             2     1   0   0   1   1   0
Totals                 9     4   1   1   3   5   0
American League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Bunning                3     1   0   0   0   2   0
Pascual L(0-1)         3     4   2   2   1   1   0
Donovan                2     3   1   1   0   0   0
Pappas                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9     8   3   3   1   3   0
HBP: Drysdale (1,Rollins); Shaw (1,Robinson).
Umpires: Eddie Hurley (AL), Augie Donatelli (NL), Bob Stewart (AL), 
Tony Venzon (NL), Harry Schwarts (AL), Mel Steiner (NL)

Starting Lineups:

   National League               American League          
1. Groat               ss        Rollins             3b
2. Clemente            rf        Moran               2b
3. Mays                cf        Maris               cf
4. Cepeda              1b        Mantle              rf
5. Davis               lf        Gentile             1b
6. Boyer               3b        Wagner              lf
7. Crandall            c         Battey              c
8. Mazeroski           2b        Aparicio            ss
9. Drysdale            p         Bunning             p

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: Groat grounded out (shortstop to first);
Clemente doubled to right; Mays popped to first in foul
territory; Cepeda popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 0, American League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: Rollins was hit by a pitch; Moran flied to
right; Maris struck out; Mantle struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  National League 0, American League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: Davis lined to center; Boyer struck out;
Crandall flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League
0, American League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: Gentile walked; Wagner forced Gentile
(first to shortstop); Battey grounded into a double play (first
to shortstop to pitcher) [Wagner out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  National League 0, American League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: Mazeroski flied to left; Drysdale struck
out; Groat grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
National League 0, American League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: Aparicio tripled; THOMAS BATTED FOR
BUNNING; Thomas popped to shortstop; Rollins popped to second;
Moran struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 0,
American League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: PASCUAL REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING);
Clemente singled to left; Mays walked [Clemente to second];
Cepeda struck out while Clemente was caught stealing third
(catcher to third) [Mays to second]; Mays stole third; Davis
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 0,
American League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: MARICHAL REPLACED DRYSDALE (PITCHING);
Maris flied to center; Mantle walked; COLAVITO RAN FOR MANTLE;
Gentile flied to left; Wagner made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  National League 0, American League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: COLAVITO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF);
WAGNER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Boyer grounded out
(shortstop to first); Crandall grounded out (pitcher to first);
Mazeroski popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National
League 0, American League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: Battey lined to right; Aparicio grounded
out (shortstop to first); Pascual grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League 0, American
League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: MUSIAL BATTED FOR MARICHAL; Musial singled
to right; WILLS RAN FOR MUSIAL; Wills stole second; Groat
singled to center [Wills scored]; Clemente singled [Groat to
second]; Mays flied to center [Groat to third, Clemente to
second]; Cepeda grounded out (third to first) [Groat scored,
Clemente to third]; Davis grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 2, American League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: WILLS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); BANKS
REPLACED BOYER (PLAYING 1B); ALOU REPLACED CLEMENTE (PLAYING
RF); BOLLING REPLACED MAZEROSKI (PLAYING 2B); DAVENPORT REPLACED
GROAT (PLAYING 3B); PURKEY REPLACED CEPEDA (PITCHING); Rollins
singled to right; Moran singled [Rollins to third]; Maris lined
out on a sacrifice fly to center [Rollins scored]; Colavito
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Moran to second]; Gentile was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 2,
American League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: ROBINSON REPLACED ROLLINS (PLAYING 3B);
RICHARDSON REPLACED MORAN (PLAYING 2B); LANDIS REPLACED MARIS
(PLAYING CF); ROMANO REPLACED BATTEY (PLAYING C ); DONOVAN
REPLACED PASCUAL (PITCHING); Banks grounded out (third to
first); Crandall lined to right; Bolling popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League 2, American League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: Wagner grounded out (second to first);
Romano grounded out (third to first); Aparicio grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League 2,
American League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: Wills singled to left; Davenport singled to
left [Wills to third]; Alou hit a sacrifice fly to right [Wills
scored]; Mays popped to catcher in foul territory; CALLISON
BATTED FOR PURKEY; Callison singled to right [Davenport to
third]; Davis flied to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  National
League 3, American League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: SHAW REPLACED CALLISON (PITCHING); SIEBERN
BATTED FOR DONOVAN; Siebern grounded out (first to pitcher);
Robinson was hit by a pitch; Richardson forced Robinson
(shortstop to second); Landis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
National League 3, American League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 9TH: PAPPAS REPLACED SIEBERN (PITCHING); Banks
flied to left; Crandall popped to second; Bolling flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League 3, American
League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 9TH: Colavito walked; Gentile forced Colavito
(second to shortstop); Wagner flied to left in foul territory;
Romano singled to left [Gentile to second]; Aparicio flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  National League 3, American
League 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 National League   3   8   0    5
 American League   1   4   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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