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1979 Baseball All-Star Game

Below are the results of the 1979 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.

 

1979 ALL-STAR GAME 1979 ALL-STAR GAME
1978/1980
NL 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 - 7 10 1
AL 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 6 10 0
July 17, 1979 at Kingdome
Time of Game: 3:11 Attendance: 58,905
Broadcasters: (NBC) Joe Garagiola,
Tony Kubek
WP:  Bruce Sutter
LP: Jim Kern
S: (None)
HR Fred Lynn, Lee Mazzilli
MVP: Dave Parker
BATTING
National League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b               3   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
  Morgan ph,2b         1   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
Parker rf              3   0   1   1       1   1       0   2
Garvey 1b              2   1   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Perry p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ss          2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Schmidt 3b             3   2   2   1       0   0       1   1
  Cey 3b               1   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
  Parrish 3b           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Foster lf              1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Matthews lf          2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Mazzilli ph,cf       1   1   1   2       1   0       0   0
Winfield cf,lf         5   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
Boone c                2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Carter c             2   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
Bowa ss                2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
  LaCoss p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez ph         1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sutter p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Carlton p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brock ph             1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clark ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rogers p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rose ph,1b           2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                35   7  10   7       6   5      27  12
FIELDING - 
E: Schmidt (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Foster (1,off Ryan); Schmidt (1,off Stanley); Winfield (1,off Clear).
3B: Schmidt (1,off Ryan).
HR: Mazzilli (1,8th inning off Kern 0 on, 0 out).
SF: Parker (1,off Ryan).
IBB: Parker (1,by Kern).
Team LOB: 8.
American League       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smalley ss             3   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
  Grich 2b             1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Brett 3b               3   1   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Nettles 3b           1   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Baylor lf              4   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Kern p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guidry p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Singleton ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rice rf,lf             5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Lynn cf                1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Lemon cf             2   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Yastrzemski 1b         3   0   2   1       0   0       5   1
  Burleson pr,ss       2   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
Porter c               3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Downing c            1   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
White 2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Bochte ph,1b         1   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Ryan p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cooper ph            0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stanley p            0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Kemp ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clear p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson ph,rf        1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                35   6  10   5       5   5      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Baylor (1,off Carlton); Porter (1,off Perry); Rice (1,off LaCoss).
HR: Lynn (1,1st inning off Carlton 1 on, 2 out).
SH: Bochte (1,off Sutter).
HBP: Lemon (1,by Andujar).
IBB: Smalley (1,by Sambito); Jackson (1,by Sutter).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
National League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Carlton                1     2   3   3   1   0   1
Andujar                2     2   2   1   1   0   0
Rogers                 2     0   0   0   0   2   0
Perry                  0     3   1   1   0   0   0
Sambito                0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0
LaCoss                 1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0
Sutter W(1-0)          2     2   0   0   2   3   0
Totals                 9    10   6   5   5   5   1
American League       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ryan                   2     5   3   3   1   2   0
Stanley                2     1   1   1   0   0   0
Clear                  2     2   1   1   1   0   0
Kern L(0-1)            2.2   2   2   2   3   3   1
Guidry                 0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 9    10   7   7   6   5   1
WP: Andujar (1).
BK: Kern (1).
HBP: Andujar (1,Lemon).
IBB: Sambito (1,Smalley); Sutter (1,Jackson); Kern (1,Parker).
Umpires: George Maloney (AL), Lee Weyer (NL), Nick Bremigan (AL),
Bill Williams (NL), Dutch Rennert (NL), Terry Cooney (AL)
Starting Lineups:

   National League               American League          
1. Lopes               2b        Smalley             ss
2. Parker              rf        Brett               3b
3. Garvey              1b        Baylor              lf
4. Schmidt             3b        Rice                rf
5. Foster              lf        Lynn                cf
6. Winfield            cf        Yastrzemski         1b
7. Boone               c         Porter              c
8. Bowa                ss        White               2b
9. Carlton             p         Ryan                p

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: Lopes was called out on strikes; Parker
struck out; Garvey walked; Schmidt tripled to center [Garvey
scored]; Foster doubled [Schmidt scored]; Winfield lined to
right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 2, American League
0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: Smalley popped to shortstop; Brett walked;
Baylor doubled [Brett scored]; Rice popped to second; Lynn
homered [Baylor scored]; Yastrzemski flied to center; Lynn
had pulled groin a few days earlier; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
National League 2, American League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: LEMON REPLACED LYNN (PLAYING CF); Boone
singled to center; Bowa popped to third in foul territory; BROCK
BATTED FOR CARLTON; Brock singled to right [Boone to second];
Lopes singled [Boone to third, Brock to second]; Parker hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Boone scored]; Garvey popped to first
in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  National League 3,
American League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: MATTHEWS REPLACED FOSTER (PLAYING LF);
ANDUJAR REPLACED BROCK (PITCHING); Porter flied to left; White
popped to first in foul territory; COOPER BATTED FOR RYAN;
Cooper walked; Smalley flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
National League 3, American League 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: STANLEY REPLACED COOPER (PITCHING); Schmidt
doubled; Matthews reached on a fielder's choice [Schmidt to
third]; Winfield forced Matthews (third to second) [Schmidt
scored]; Boone grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Winfield out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National
League 4, American League 3.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: Brett grounded out (first unassisted);
Baylor singled to left; Andujar threw a wild pitch [Baylor to
second]; Rice grounded out (shortstop to first) [Baylor to
third]; Lemon was hit by a pitch; Yastrzemski singled to center
[Baylor scored, Lemon to second]; Porter reached on an error by
Schmidt [Lemon scored (unearned), Yastrzemski to third]; White
forced Porter (third to second); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  National
League 4, American League 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: Bowa lined to shortstop; CLARK BATTED FOR
ANDUJAR; Clark grounded out (first to pitcher); Lopes grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League
4, American League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: ROGERS REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); KEMP
BATTED FOR STANLEY; Kemp lined to second; Smalley popped to
third in foul territory; Brett grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League 4, American
League 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: CLEAR REPLACED KEMP (PITCHING); Parker
flied to center; Garvey lined to right; Schmidt flied to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National League 4, American League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: CARTER REPLACED BOONE (PLAYING C ); CEY
REPLACED SCHMIDT (PLAYING 3B); Baylor grounded out (shortstop to
first); Rice struck out; Lemon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 National League 4, American League 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: Matthews popped to first; Winfield doubled;
Carter singled to left [Winfield scored, Carter to second (on
throw to home)]; Bowa walked; ROSE BATTED FOR ROGERS; Rose
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Bowa
out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 5,
American League 5.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: ROSE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); PERRY
REPLACED GARVEY (PITCHING); Yastrzemski singled to right;
BURLESON RAN FOR YASTRZEMSKI; Porter doubled [Burleson to
third]; BOCHTE BATTED FOR WHITE; Bochte singled [Burleson
scored, Porter to third]; JACKSON BATTED FOR CLEAR; SAMBITO
REPLACED PERRY (PITCHING); Jackson reached on a fielder's choice
[Porter out at home (second to catcher to third), Bochte to
third, Jackson to second]; Smalley was walked intentionally;
Brett flied to center; LACOSS REPLACED BOWA (PITCHING); REYNOLDS
REPLACED SAMBITO (PLAYING SS); Baylor forced Smalley (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  National League 5, American
League 6.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: RICE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
BURLESON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); BOCHTE STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING 1B); JACKSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GRICH
REPLACED SMALLEY (PLAYING 2B); KERN REPLACED BAYLOR (PITCHING);
NETTLES REPLACED BRETT (PLAYING 3B); DOWNING REPLACED PORTER
(PLAYING C ); MORGAN BATTED FOR LOPES; Morgan struck out; Parker
singled to pitcher; Reynolds grounded out (third to first)
[Parker to second]; Cey grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 5, American League 6.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: MORGAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Rice
doubled [Rice out at third (right to third)]; Lemon grounded out
(third to first); Burleson flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  National League 5, American League 6.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: MAZZILLI BATTED FOR MATTHEWS; Mazzilli
homered; Mazzilli's first All-Star at bat; Winfield
struck out; Carter popped to second; HERNANDEZ BATTED FOR
LACOSS; Hernandez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  National
League 6, American League 6.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: MAZZILLI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF);
WINFIELD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SUTTER REPLACED
HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Downing singled; Bochte out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Downing to second]; Jackson was walked
intentionally; Grich struck out; Nettles singled to right
[Downing out at home (right to catcher), Jackson to second]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  National League 6, American League 6.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 9TH: Rose lined to left; Morgan walked; Kern
balked [Morgan to second]; Parker was walked intentionally;
Reynolds popped to third in foul territory; Cey walked [Morgan
to third, Parker to second]; GUIDRY REPLACED KERN (PITCHING);
Mazzilli walked [Morgan scored, Parker to third, Cey to second];
Winfield forced Mazzilli (shortstop to second); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  National League 7, American League 6.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 9TH: PARRISH REPLACED CEY (PLAYING 3B);
SINGLETON BATTED FOR GUIDRY; Singleton grounded out (second to
first); Rice struck out; Lemon walked; Burleson struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  National League 7, American League 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 National League   7  10   1    8
 American League   6  10   0    9


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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