1943 All-Star Game

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1943 All-Star Game Program


The 1943 All-Star Game was the 11th of the mid-summer classic between the American League and National League. The game was held on July 13, 1943 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia, the home of the Philadelphia Athletics of the American League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 5-3.

Bobby Doerr's three-run homer in the second inning propelled the American League to a 5-3 victory. Led by Vince DiMaggio's three hits, the National League out-hit the American League, 10-8, but could only manage single runs in the first, eventh and ninth innings, as it lost for the eighth time in 11 All-Star Games.

1943 All-Star Game


1943 All-Star Game

Date July 13th, 1943
Location Shibe Park
Attendance 31,938
Time 2:07

1943 All-Star Game-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 10 3
American 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 x 5 8 1


1943 All-Star Game-Box Score

National League 3, American League 5

National League American League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Stan Hack 3b 5 1 3 0 George Case rf 2 1 0 0
Billy Herman 2b 5 0 2 0 Ken Keltner 3b 4 1 1 0
Stan Musial lf-rf 4 0 1 1 Dick Wakefield lf 4 0 2 1
Bill Nicholson rf 2 0 0 0 Bob Johnson lf 0 0 0 0
Augie Galan ph-lf 1 0 0 0 Vern Stephens ss 3 0 1 0
Elbie Fletcher 1b 2 0 0 0 Dick Siebert 1b 1 0 0 0
Babe Dahlgren ph-1b 2 0 0 0 Rudy York ph-1b 3 0 1 0
Walker Cooper c 2 0 1 0 Chet Laabs cf 3 1 0 0
Ernie Lombardi ph-c 2 0 0 0 Jake Early c 2 1 0 0
Harry Walker cf 1 0 0 0 Bobby Doerr 2b 4 1 2 3
Vince DiMaggio ph-cf 3 2 3 1 Dutch Leonard p 1 0 1 0
Marty Marion ss 2 0 0 0 Hal Newhouser p 1 0 0 0
Mel Ott ph 1 0 0 0 Jeff Heath ph 1 0 0 0
Eddie Miller ss 1 0 0 0 Tex Hughson p 0 0 0 0
Mort Cooper p 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Johnny Vander Meer p 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Rip Sewell p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Dixie Walker ph 1 0 0 1 - - - - -
Al Javery p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Lonny Frey ph 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 37 3 10 3 Total 29 5 8 4
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 10 3
American 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 x 5 8 1
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Mort Cooper (L) 2.1 4 4 4 2 1
Johnny Vander Meer 2.2 2 1 0 1 6
Rip Sewell 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Al Javery 2.0 2 0 0 0 3
Total 8.0 8 5 4 3 10
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Dutch Leonard (W) 3.0 2 1 1 0 0
Hal Newhouser 3.0 3 0 0 1 1
Tex Hughson 3.0 5 2 2 0 2
Total 9.0 10 3 3 1 3



NL-2B: S Musial (1, off H Newhouser). 3B: V DiMaggio (1, off T Hughson). HR: V DiMaggio (1, off T Hughson; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF). TB: V DiMaggio 8; S Hack 3; S Musial 2; B Herman 2; W Cooper. GIDP: B Dahlgren (1). RBI: V DiMaggio (1); D Walker (1); S Musial (1). Team LOB: 8. With RISP: 0 for 7. Fielding Events DP: 3. J Vander Meer-M Marion-B Herman; S Hack-B Herman-E Fletcher; E Miller-B Herman-B Dahlgren. E: B Herman 2 (2); S Hack (1).

AL-2B: K Keltner (1, off M Cooper); D Wakefield (1, off M Cooper). HR: B Doerr (1, off M Cooper; 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF). SH: J Early (1, off R Sewell); V Stephens (1, off M Cooper). HBP: G Case (1, by M Cooper). TB: B Doerr 5; D Wakefield 3; K Keltner 2; D Leonard; R York; V Stephens. GIDP: H Newhouser (1); G Case (1); C Laabs (1). RBI: B Doerr 3 (3); D Wakefield (1). Team LOB: 6. With RISP: 2 for 7. Fielding Events DP: 1. V Stephens-B Doerr-R York. E: V Stephens (1). HBP: M Cooper (1; G Case).

Umpires: HP - Eddie Rommel, 1B - Jocko Conlan, 2B - Joe Rue, 3B - Tom Dunn. Time of Game: 2:07. Attendance: 31,938.

1943 All-Star Game


1943 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Ace Adams New York Giants p Replaced Pollet
Mort Cooper St. Louis Cardinals p Starter
Walker Cooper St. Louis Cardinals c Starter
Babe Dahlgren Philadelphia Phillies 1b -
Vince DiMaggio Pittsburgh Pirates of -
Elbie Fletcher Pittsburgh Pirates 1b Replaced McCormick
Lonny Frey Cincinnati Reds 2b -
Augie Galan Brooklyn Dodgers of -
Stan Hack Chicago Cubs 3b Starter
Billy Herman Brooklyn Dodgers 2b Starter
Al Javery Boston Braves p -
Whitey Kurowski St. Louis Cardinals 3b Did not Play
Max Lanier St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Ernie Lombardi New York Giants c -
Marty Marion St. Louis Cardinals ss Starter
Frank McCormick Cincinnati Reds 1b Replaced-Injured
Eddie Miller Cincinnati Reds ss -
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Bill Nicholson Chicago Cubs of Starter
Mel Ott New York Giants of -
Mickey Owen Brooklyn Dodgers c Did not Play
Claude Passeau Chicago Cubs p Did not Play
Howie Pollet St. Louis Cardinals p Replaced-Injured
Rip Sewell Pittsburgh Pirates p -
Johnny Vander Meer Cincinnati Reds p -
Dixie Walker Brooklyn Dodgers of Starter
Harry Walker St. Louis Cardinals of -

1943 All-Star Game


1943 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Luke Appling Chicago White Sox ss Did not Play
Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Tiny Bonham New York Yankees p Did not Play
Lou Boudreau Cleveland Indians ss Did not Play
George Case Washington Senators of Starter
Spud Chandler New York Yankees p Did not Play
Bill Dickey New York Yankees c Did not Play
Bobby Doerr Boston Red Sox 2b Starter
Jake Early Washington Senators c Starter
Joe Gordon New York Yankees 2b Did not Play
Jeff Heath Cleveland Indians of -
Tex Hughson Boston Red Sox p -
Bob Johnson Washington Senators of -
Oscar Judd Boston Red Sox p Did not Play
Charlie Keller New York Yankees of Replaced Injured
Ken Keltner Cleveland Indians 3b Starter
Chet Laabs St. Louis Browns of Starter
Dutch Leonard Washington Senators p Starter
Johnny Lindell New York Yankees of Did not Play
Hal Newhouser Detroit Tigers p -
Buddy Rosar Cleveland Indians c Did not Play
Dick Siebert Philadelphia Athletics 1b Starter
Al Smith Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Vern Stephens St. Louis Browns ss Starter
Dick Wakefield Detroit Tigers of Replaced Keller
Rudy York Detroit Tigers 1b -

1943 All-Star Game