1947 All-Star Game

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1947 All-Star Game Program


The 1947 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 14th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 8, 1947, at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois the home of the Chicago Cubs of the National League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 2-1.

The National League held a 1-0 lead through five innings, courtesy of a home run by New York Giant Johnny Mize off Frank "Spec" Shea. But Shea wound up the winning pitcher when the American League scored once in the sixth and again in the seventh, on Bobby Doerr and Stan Spence singles, to provide the 2-1 margin of victory.

1947 All-Star Game


1947 All-Star Game

Date July 8th, 1947
Location Wrigley Field
Attendance 41,123
Time 2:19

1947 All-Star Game-Line Score

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


1947 All-Star Game-Box Score

American League 2, National League 1

American League National League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
George Kell 3b 4 0 0 0 Harry Walker cf 2 0 0 0
Billy Johnson 3b 0 0 0 0 Andy Pafko cf 2 0 1 0
Buddy Lewis rf 2 0 0 0 Dixie Walker rf 2 0 0 0
Luke Appling ph 1 1 1 0 Willard Marshall rf 1 0 0 0
Tommy Henrich rf 1 0 0 0 Walker Cooper c 3 0 0 0
Ted Williams lf 4 0 2 0 Bruce Edwards c 0 0 0 0
Joe DiMaggio cf 3 0 1 0 Phil Cavarretta ph-1b 1 0 0 0
Lou Boudreau ss 4 0 1 0 Johnny Mize 1b 3 1 2 1
George McQuinn 1b 4 0 0 0 Phil Masi pr-c 0 0 0 0
Joe Gordon 2b 2 0 1 0 Enos Slaughter lf 3 0 0 0
Bobby Doerr 2b 2 1 1 0 Frankie Gustine 3b 2 0 0 0
Buddy Rosar c 4 0 0 0 Whitey Kurowski 3b 2 0 0 0
Hal Newhouser p 1 0 0 0 Marty Marion ss 2 0 1 0
Spec Shea p 1 0 0 0 Pee Wee Reese ss 1 0 0 0
Stan Spence ph 1 0 1 1 Emil Verban 2b 2 0 0 0
Walt Masterson p 0 0 0 0 Eddie Stanky 2b 2 0 0 0
Joe Page p 0 0 0 0 Ewell Blackwell p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Bert Haas ph 1 0 1 0
- - - - - Harry Brecheen p 1 0 0 0
- - - - - Johnny Sain p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Stan Musial ph 1 0 0 0
- - - - - Warren Spahn p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Schoolboy Rowe ph 1 0 0 0
Total 34 2 8 1 Total 32 1 5 1
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 8 0
National 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Hal Newhouser 3.0 1 0 0 0 2
Spec Shea (W) 3.0 3 1 1 2 2
Walt Masterson 1.2 0 0 0 1 2
Joe Page 1.1 1 0 0 1 0
Total 9.0 5 1 1 4 6
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Ewell Blackwell 3.0 1 0 0 0 4
Harry Brecheen 3.0 5 1 1 0 2
Johnny Sain (L) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1
Warren Spahn 2.0 0 0 0 1 1
Total 9.0 8 2 2 1 8



AL-2B: J Gordon (1, off H Brecheen); T Williams (1, off H Brecheen). TB: T Williams 3; J Gordon 2; L Boudreau; B Doerr; S Spence; L Appling; J DiMaggio. GIDP: J DiMaggio (1). RBI: S Spence (1). 2-out RBI: S Spence. Team LOB: 6. With RISP: 2 for 12. Baserunning Events SB: B Doerr (1, 2nd base off J Sain/B Edwards). Pickoffs: B Doerr (2nd base by J Sain).

NL-HR: J Mize (1, off S Shea; 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF). TB: J Mize 5; A Pafko; M Marion; B Haas. RBI: J Mize (1). 2-out RBI: J Mize. Team LOB: 8. With RISP: 0 for 2. Fielding Events DP: 1. P Reese-E Stanky-J Mize. PB: W Cooper (1). E: J Sain (1). WP: E Blackwell (1). Pickoffs: J Sain (0; B Doerr, 2nd base).

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Jim Boyer, 2B - Butch Henline, 3B - Art Passarella. Time of Game: 2:19. Attendance: 41,123.

1947 All-Star Game


1947 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Luke Appling Chicago White Sox ss -
Lou Boudreau Cleveland Indians ss Starter
Spud Chandler New York Yankees p Did not Play
Joe Dimaggio New York Yankees of Starter
Bobby Doerr Boston Red Sox 2b -
Bob Feller Cleveland Indians p Replaced-Injured
Joe Gordon Cleveland Indians 2b Starter
Jim Hegan Cleveland Indians c Did not Play
Tommy Henrich New York Yankees of Replaced Keller
Billy Johnson New York Yankees 3b -
George Kell Detroit Tigers 3b Starter
Charlie Keller New York Yankees of Replaced-Injured
Jack Kramer St. Louis Browns p Did not Play
Buddy Lewis Washington Senators of Starter
Walt Masterson Washington Senators p -
George McQuinn New York Yankees 1b Starter
Pat Mullin Detroit Tigers of Did not Play
Hal Newhouser Detroit Tigers p Starter
Joe Page New York Yankees p -
Aaron Robinson New York Yankees c Did not Play
Buddy Rosar Philadelphia Athletics c Starter
Spec Shea New York Yankees p -
Stan Spence Washington Senators of -
Dizzy Trout Detroit Tigers p Did not Play
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox of Starter
Early Wynn Washington Senators p Replaced Feller
Rudy York Chicago White Sox 1b Did not Play

1947 All-Star Game


1947 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Ewell Blackwell Cincinnati Reds p Starter
Ralph Branca Brooklyn Dodgers p Did not Play
Harry Brecheen St. Louis Cardinals p -
Phil Cavarretta Chicago Cubs of -
Walker Cooper New York Giants c Starter
Bruce Edwards Brooklyn Dodgers c -
Bob Elliott Boston Braves 3b Replaced-Injured
Frankie Gustine Pittsburgh Pirates 3b -
Bert Haas Cincinnati Reds of -
Whitey Kurowski St. Louis Cardinals 3b Replaced-Elliott
Marty Marion St. Louis Cardinals ss -
Willard Marshall New York Giants of -
Phil Masi Boston Braves c -
Eddie Miller Cincinnati Reds ss Replaced-Injured
Johnny Mize New York Giants 1b Starter
Red Munger St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals 1b -
Andy Pafko Chicago Cubs of -
Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers ss Replaced Miller
Schoolboy Rowe Philadelphia Phillies p -
Johnny Sain Boston Braves p -
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Warren Spahn Boston Braves p -
Eddie Stanky Brooklyn Dodgers 2b -
Emil Verban Philadelphia Phillies 2b Starter
Dixie Walker Brooklyn Dodgers of Starter
Harry Walker Philadelphia Phillies of Starter

1947 All-Star Game