1946 All-Star Game

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1946 All-Star Game Fenway Park


The 1946 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 13th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 9, 1946, at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts the home of the Boston Red Sox of the American League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 12-0.

The Midsummer Classic picked up after a one-year hiatus due to World War II. Ted Williams, in his first season back after flying for the Marine Corps during the war, served notice that he was all-the-way back in this game. The Splinter was 4-for-4, had two homers, five RBIs and tied or set five All-Star Game records.

1946 All-Star Game


1946 All-Star Game

Date July 9th, 1946
Location Fenway Park
Attendance 34,906
Time 2:19

1946 All-Star Game-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
American 2 0 0 1 3 0 2 4 x 12 14 1


1946 All-Star Game-Box Score

National League 0, American League 12

National League American League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Red Schoendienst 2b 2 0 0 0 Dom DiMaggio cf 2 0 1 0
Frankie Gustine ph-2b 1 0 0 0 Stan Spence cf 0 1 0 0
Stan Musial lf 2 0 0 0 Sam Chapman cf 2 0 0 1
Del Ennis ph-lf 2 0 0 0 Johnny Pesky ss 2 0 0 0
Johnny Hopp cf 2 0 1 0 Vern Stephens ss 3 1 2 2
Peanuts Lowrey ph-cf 2 0 1 0 Ted Williams lf 4 4 4 5
Dixie Walker rf 3 0 0 0 Charlie Keller rf 4 2 1 2
Enos Slaughter rf 1 0 0 0 Bobby Doerr 2b 2 0 0 0
Whitey Kurowski 3b 3 0 0 0 Joe Gordon 2b 2 0 1 2
Emil Verban ph 1 0 0 0 Mickey Vernon 1b 2 0 0 0
Johnny Mize 1b 1 0 0 0 Rudy York 1b 2 0 1 0
Frank McCormick ph-1b 1 0 0 0 Ken Keltner 3b 0 0 0 0
Phil Cavarretta ph-1b 1 0 0 0 Snuffy Stirnweiss 3b 3 1 1 0
Walker Cooper c 1 0 1 0 Frankie Hayes c 1 0 0 0
Phil Masi c 2 0 0 0 Buddy Rosar c 2 1 1 0
Marty Marion ss 3 0 0 0 Hal Wagner c 1 0 0 0
Claude Passeau p 1 0 0 0 Bob Feller p 0 0 0 0
Kirby Higbe p 1 0 0 0 Luke Appling ph 1 0 0 0
Ewell Blackwell p 0 0 0 0 Hal Newhouser p 1 1 1 0
Ray Lamanno ph 1 0 0 0 Bill Dickey ph 1 0 0 0
Rip Sewell p 0 0 0 0 Jack Kramer p 1 1 1 1
Total 31 0 3 0 Total 36 12 14 12
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
American 2 0 0 1 3 0 2 4 x 12 14 1
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Claude Passeau (L) 3.0 2 2 2 2 0
Kirby Higbe 1.1 5 4 4 1 2
Ewell Blackwell 2.2 3 2 2 1 1
Rip Sewell 1.0 4 4 4 0 0
Total 8.0 14 12 12 4 3
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Bob Feller (W) 3.0 2 0 0 0 3
Hal Newhouser 3.0 1 0 0 0 4
Jack Kramer 3.0 0 0 0 1 3
Total 9.0 3 0 0 1 10



NL-TB: J Hopp; P Lowrey; W Cooper. Team LOB: 5. With RISP: 0 for 2. Fielding Events DP: 2. M Marion-J Mize; R Schoendienst-M Marion-J Mize.

AL-2B: J Gordon (1, off E Blackwell); V Stephens (1, off K Higbe). HR: T Williams 2 (2, 1 off K Higbe, 1 off R Sewell; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF; 8th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to RF); C Keller (1, off C Passeau; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF). IBB: S Spence (1, by K Higbe). TB: T Williams 10; C Keller 4; V Stephens 3; J Gordon 2; B Rosar; R York; J Kramer; D DiMaggio; H Newhouser; S Stirnweiss. GIDP: J Pesky (1). RBI: T Williams 5 (5); C Keller 2 (2); V Stephens 2 (2); J Gordon 2 (2); S Chapman (1). 2-out RBI: T Williams 3; C Keller 2; J Gordon 2. Team LOB: 4. With RISP: 4 for 8. Fielding Events E: J Pesky (1). WP: E Blackwell (1). IBB: K Higbe (1; S Spence).

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Dusty Boggess, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - Larry Goetz. Time of Game: 2:19. Attendance: 34,906.

1946 All-Star Game


1946 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Ewell Blackwell Cincinnati Reds p -
Phil Cavarretta Chicago Cubs of -
Mort Cooper Boston Braves p Did not Play
Walker Cooper New York Giants c Starter
Del Ennis Philadelphia Phillies of -
Frankie Gustine Pittsburgh Pirates 2b -
Kirby Higbe Brooklyn Dodgers p -
Johnny Hopp Boston Braves of Starter
Whitey Kurowski St. Louis Cardinals 3b Starter
Ray Lamanno Cincinnati Reds c -
Peanuts Lowrey Chicago Cubs of -
Marty Marion St. Louis Cardinals ss Starter
Phil Masi Boston Braves c -
Frank McCormick Philadelphia Phillies 1b Replaced-Reese
Eddie Miller Cincinnati Reds ss Replaced-Injured
Johnny Mize New York Giants 1b Starter
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Claude Passeau Chicago Cubs p Starter
Howie Pollet St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers ss Replaced-Injured
Pete Reiser Brooklyn Dodgers of Did not Play
Johnny Schmitz Chicago Cubs p Did not Play
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 2b Starter
Rip Sewell Pittsburgh Pirates p -
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals of -
Emil Verban Philadelphia Phillies 2b Replaced-Miller
Dixie Walker Brooklyn Dodgers of Starter

1946 All-Star Game


1946 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Luke Appling Chicago White Sox ss -
Spud Chandler New York Yankees p Did not Play
Sam Chapman Philadelphia Athletics of -
Bill Dickey New York Yankees c -
Dom DiMaggio Boston Red Sox of Starter
Joe Dimaggio New York Yankees of Did not Play
Bobby Doerr Boston Red Sox 2b Starter
Bob Feller Cleveland Indians p Starter
Dave Ferriss Boston Red Sox p Did not Play
Joe Gordon New York Yankees 2b -
Mickey Harris Boston Red Sox p Did not Play
Frankie Hayes Cleveland Indians c Starter
Charlie Keller New York Yankees of Starter
Ken Keltner Cleveland Indians 3b Starter
Jack Kramer St. Louis Browns p -
Hal Newhouser Detroit Tigers p -
Johnny Pesky Boston Red Sox ss Starter
Buddy Rosar Philadelphia Athletics c -
Stan Spence Washington Senators of -
Vern Stephens St. Louis Browns ss -
Snuffy Stirnweiss New York Yankees 3b -
Mickey Vernon Washington Senators 1b Starter
Hal Wagner Boston Red Sox c -
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox of Starter
Rudy York Boston Red Sox 1b -

1946 All-Star Game