1948 All-Star Game

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The 1948 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 15th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 13, 1948, at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis, Missouri the home of the St. Louis Browns of the American League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 5-2.

The American League, crippled by injuries to four of its top stars-Joe Dimaggio, Ted Williams, George Kell and Hal Newhouser-still managed to overcome a 2-0 deficit and win for the 11th time in 15 All-Star Games. The National League jumped on starter Walt Masterson for two runs in the top of the first.

1948 All-Star Game


1948 All-Star Game

Date July 13th, 1948
Location Sportsman's Park
Attendance 34,009
Time 2:27

1948 All-Star Game-Line Score

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


1948 All-Star Game-Box Score

National League 2, American League 5

National League American League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Richie Ashburn cf 4 1 2 0 Pat Mullin rf 1 0 0 0
Ralph Kiner lf 1 0 0 0 Joe Dimaggio ph 1 0 0 1
Red Schoendienst 2b 4 0 0 0 Al Zarilla rf 2 0 0 0
Bill Rigney 2b 0 0 0 0 Tommy Henrich lf 3 0 0 0
Stan Musial lf-cf 4 1 2 2 Lou Boudreau ss 2 0 0 1
Johnny Mize 1b 4 0 1 0 Vern Stephens ss 2 0 1 0
Enos Slaughter rf 2 0 1 0 Joe Gordon 2b 2 0 0 0
Tommy Holmes rf 1 0 0 0 Bobby Doerr 2b 2 0 0 0
Andy Pafko 3b 2 0 0 0 Hoot Evers cf 4 1 1 1
Bob Elliott 3b 2 0 1 0 Ken Keltner 3b 3 1 1 0
Walker Cooper c 2 0 0 0 George McQuinn 1b 4 1 2 0
Phil Masi c 2 0 1 0 Buddy Rosar c 1 0 0 0
Pee Wee Reese ss 2 0 0 0 Birdie Tebbetts c 1 1 0 0
Buddy Kerr ss 2 0 0 0 Walt Masterson p 0 0 0 0
Ralph Branca p 1 0 0 0 Mickey Vernon ph 0 1 0 0
Frankie Gustine ph 1 0 0 0 Vic Raschi p 1 0 1 2
Johnny Schmitz p 0 0 0 0 Ted Williams ph 0 0 0 0
Johnny Sain p 0 0 0 0 Hal Newhouser pr 0 0 0 0
Eddie Waitkus ph 0 0 0 0 Joe Coleman p 0 0 0 0
Ewell Blackwell p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Bobby Thomson ph 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 35 2 8 2 Total 29 5 6 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
American 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 x 5 6 0
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Ralph Branca 3.0 1 2 2 3 3
Johnny Schmitz (L) 0.1 3 3 3 1 0
Johnny Sain 1.2 0 0 0 0 3
Ewell Blackwell 3.0 2 0 0 3 1
Total 8.0 6 5 5 7 7
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Walt Masterson 3.0 5 2 2 1 1
Vic Raschi (W) 3.0 3 0 0 1 3
Joe Coleman 3.0 0 0 0 2 3
Total 9.0 8 2 2 4 7



NL-HR: S Musial (1, off W Masterson; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF). TB: S Musial 5; R Ashburn 2; P Masi; J Mize; E Slaughter; B Elliott. RBI: S Musial 2 (2). Team LOB: 10. With RISP: 1 for 7. Baserunning Events SB: R Ashburn (1, 2nd base off W Masterson/B Rosar).

AL-HR: H Evers (1, off R Branca; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF). SH: J Coleman (1, off E Blackwell). TB: H Evers 4; G McQuinn 2; K Keltner; V Raschi; V Stephens. RBI: V Raschi 2 (2); J DiMaggio (1); H Evers (1); L Boudreau (1). Team LOB: 8. With RISP: 1 for 11. Baserunning Events SB: M Vernon (1, 3rd base off R Branca/W Cooper); P Mullin (1, 2nd base off R Branca/W Cooper); G McQuinn (1, 2nd base off E Blackwell/P Masi). WP: W Masterson (1).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Berry, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Beans Reardon. Time of Game: 2:27. Attendance: 34,009.

1948 All-Star Game


1948 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies of Starter
Ewell Blackwell Cincinnati Reds p -
Ralph Branca Brooklyn Dodgers p Starter
Harry Brecheen St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Walker Cooper New York Giants c Starter
Bob Elliott Boston Braves 3b -
Sid Gordon New York Giants 3b Did not Play
Frankie Gustine Pittsburgh Pirates 3b -
Tommy Holmes Boston Braves of -
Buddy Kerr New York Giants ss -
Ralph Kiner Pittsburgh Pirates of -
Marty Marion St. Louis Cardinals ss Replaced-Injured
Phil Masi Boston Braves c -
Clyde McCullough Chicago Cubs c Did not Play
Johnny Mize New York Giants 1b Starter
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Andy Pafko Chicago Cubs 3b Starter
Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers ss Starter
Elmer Riddle Pittsburgh Pirates p Did not Play
Bill Rigney New York Giants 2b Replaced-Stanky
Johnny Sain Boston Braves p -
Johnny Schmitz Chicago Cubs p -
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 2b -
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Eddie Stanky Boston Braves 2b Replaced-Injured
Bobby Thomson New York Giants of -
Eddie Waitkus Chicago Cubs 1b -

1948 All-Star Game


1948 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Yogi Berra New York Yankees c Did not Play
Lou Boudreau Cleveland Indians ss Starter
Joe Coleman Philadelphia Athletics p -
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees of Starter
Joe Dobson Boston Red Sox p Replaced-Feller
Bobby Doerr Boston Red Sox 2b -
Hoot Evers Detroit Tigers of -
Bob Feller Cleveland Indians p Replaced-Injured
Joe Gordon Cleveland Indians 2b Starter
Joe Haynes Chicago White Sox p Did not Play
Tommy Henrich New York Yankees of -
George Kell Detroit Tigers 3b Replaced-Injured
Ken Keltner Cleveland Indians 3b Starter
Bob Lemon Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Walt Masterson Washington Senators p Starter
George McQuinn New York Yankees 1b Starter
Pat Mullin Detroit Tigers of Starter
Hal Newhouser Detroit Tigers p -
Joe Page New York Yankees p Did not Play
Vic Raschi New York Yankees p -
Buddy Rosar Philadelphia Athletics c Starter
Vern Stephens Boston Red Sox ss -
Birdie Tebbetts Boston Red Sox c -
Mickey Vernon Washington Senators 1b -
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox of Starter
Al Zarilla St. Louis Browns of -

1948 All-Star Game