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1968 Baseball All-Star Game

Below are the results of the 1968 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.

 

1968 ALL-STAR GAME 1968 ALL-STAR GAME
1967/1969
AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 3 1
NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x - 1 5 0
July 9, 1968 (Night) at Astrodome
Time of Game: 2:10 Attendance: 48,321
Broadcasters: (NBC) Curt Gowdy, Gene Elston,
Sandy Koufax, Pee Wee Reese
WP:  Drysdale
LP: Tiant
S: Koosman
HR (None)
MVP: Willie Mays
BATTING
American League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fregosi ss             3   0   1   0       0   1       1   6
  Campaneris ss        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Carew 2b               3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Johnson 2b           1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Yastrzemski cf,lf      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Howard rf              2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Oliva rf             1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Horton lf              2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Azcue c              1   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Josephson c          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Killebrew 1b           1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Powell 1b            2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Freehan c              2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  McLain p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McDowell p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mantle ph            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stottlemyre p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  John p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Robinson 3b            2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wert 3b              1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Tiant p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harrelson ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Odom p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Monday cf            2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                30   0   3   0       0  11      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Tiant (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Fregosi (1,off Drysdale); Oliva (1,off Seaver); Wert (1,off Seaver).
Team LOB: 3.
National League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mays cf                4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Flood lf               1   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
  M. Alou lf           1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Javier 2b            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McCovey 1b             4   0   0   0       0   3      10   0
Aaron rf               3   0   1   0       1   2       1   0
Santo 3b               2   0   1   0       2   0       1   1
  Perez 3b             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Helms 2b               3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
  Reed p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Koosman p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grote c                2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Carlton p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Staub ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Seaver p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  F. Alou lf           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kessinger ss           2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Williams ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cardenas ss          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Drysdale p             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Marichal p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Haller ph,c          2   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  Bench c              0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                27   1   5   0       6   9      27   9
BATTING - 
2B: Helms (1,off Tiant).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Aaron (1,2nd base off McLain/Azcue).
PITCHING
American League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Tiant L(0-1)           2     2   1   0   2   2   0
Odom                   2     0   0   0   2   2   0
McLain                 2     1   0   0   2   1   0
McDowell               1     1   0   0   0   3   0
Stottlemyre            0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0
John                   0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 8     5   1   0   6   9   0
National League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Drysdale W(1-0)        3     1   0   0   0   0   0
Marichal               2     0   0   0   0   3   0
Carlton                1     0   0   0   0   1   0
Seaver                 2     2   0   0   0   5   0
Reed                   0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0
Koosman SV(1)          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     3   0   0   0  11   0
WP: Tiant (1).
Umpires: Shag Crawford (NL), Larry Napp (AL), Mel Steiner (NL),
Bill Kinnamon (AL), Harry Wendelstedt (NL), Jim Odom (AL)
Starting Lineups:

   American League               National League          
1. Fregosi             ss        Mays                cf
2. Carew               2b        Flood               lf
3. Yastrzemski         cf        McCovey             1b
4. Howard              rf        Aaron               rf
5. Horton              lf        Santo               3b
6. Killebrew           1b        Helms               2b
7. Freehan             c         Grote               c
8. Robinson            3b        Kessinger           ss
9. Tiant               p         Drysdale            p

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: Injuries: Pete Rose and Gene Alley
(replaced by Williams and Cardenas), Jose Santiago (replaced by
Bell) MVP: Willie Mays (San Francisco NL); Fregosi doubled
to left; Carew grounded out (first unassisted) [Fregosi to
third]; Yastrzemski popped to third in foul territory; Howard
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0,
National League 0.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: Mays singled to left; Mays was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Tiant [Mays to second]; Flood
walked while Mays advanced to third on a wild pitch; McCovey
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Mays
scored (unearned), Flood out at second]; Aaron walked; Santo
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: Horton flied to right; Killebrew popped to
second; Freehan grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: Helms doubled to right; Grote struck out;
Kessinger struck out; Drysdale flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first);
HARRELSON BATTED FOR TIANT; Harrelson flied to left; Fregosi
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American
League 0, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: ODOM REPLACED HARRELSON (PITCHING); Mays
grounded out (shortstop to first); Flood grounded out (shortstop
to first); Killebrew hurt stretching for ball, replaced by
Powell; POWELL REPLACED KILLEBREW (PLAYING 1B); McCovey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: MARICHAL REPLACED DRYSDALE (PITCHING);
Carew grounded out (shortstop to first); Yastrzemski grounded
out (second to first); Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: OLIVA REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING RF); Aaron
struck out; Santo walked; Helms walked [Santo to second]; Grote
forced Helms (shortstop to second) [Santo to third]; Kessinger
forced Grote (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: Horton grounded out (second to first);
Powell struck out; Freehan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: MCLAIN REPLACED FREEHAN (PITCHING); MONDAY
REPLACED ODOM (PLAYING CF); YASTRZEMSKI CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING LF); AZCUE REPLACED HORTON (PLAYING C ); HALLER BATTED
FOR MARICHAL; Haller flied to right; Mays grounded out (third to
first); Flood walked; McCovey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
American League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: HALLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); M. ALOU
REPLACED FLOOD (PLAYING LF); CARLTON REPLACED GROTE (PITCHING);
Robinson flied to left; Monday grounded out (pitcher to first);
Fregosi struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0,
National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: WERT REPLACED ROBINSON (PLAYING 3B);
CAMPANERIS REPLACED FREGOSI (PLAYING SS); Aaron singled to left;
Aaron stole second; Santo walked; Helms forced Santo (second to
shortstop) [Aaron to third]; STAUB BATTED FOR CARLTON; Staub
popped to third; WILLIAMS BATTED FOR KESSINGER; Williams flied
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: SEAVER REPLACED STAUB (PITCHING); CARDENAS
REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING SS); Carew grounded out (shortstop to
first); Yastrzemski struck out; Oliva doubled; Azcue struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: JOHNSON REPLACED CAREW (PLAYING 2B);
MCDOWELL REPLACED MCLAIN (PITCHING); Haller struck out; Mays
struck out; M. Alou singled to shortstop; McCovey was called out
on strikes; Powell grounded out 43, but rf umpire called time
as pitch was delivered; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American
League 0, National League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: Powell struck out; MANTLE BATTED FOR
MCDOWELL; Mantle struck out; Wert doubled to right; Monday
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: STOTTLEMYRE REPLACED MANTLE (PITCHING);
Aaron struck out; JOHN REPLACED STOTTLEMYRE (PITCHING);
JOSEPHSON REPLACED AZCUE (PLAYING C ); Santo singled; Helms
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Santo out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National
League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 9TH: JAVIER REPLACED M. ALOU (PLAYING 2B); F.
ALOU REPLACED SEAVER (PLAYING LF); PEREZ REPLACED SANTO (PLAYING
3B); BENCH REPLACED HALLER (PLAYING C ); REED REPLACED HELMS
(PITCHING); Campaneris grounded out (third to first); Johnson
struck out; KOOSMAN REPLACED REED (PITCHING); Yastrzemski struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  American League 0, National League 1.

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