1949 All-Star Game

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1949 All-Star Game Program


The 1949 All-Star Game of Major League Baseball was the 16th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 12, 1949, at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 11-7.

In a high-scoring affair that saw 42 players, 25 hits, 18 runs and six errors-five committed by the National League-the American League prevailed in a slugfest, for its 12th victory in 16 games. Jackie Robinson, who became the first African-American to start an All-Star Game, opened at second base for the National League, and also cracked a double. The DiMaggio brothers, Joe and Dom, combined for four RBI and the Yankee's Vic Raschi hurled three shutout innings.

1949 All-Star Game


1949 All-Star Game

1949 All Star Game
Date July 12th, 1949
Location Ebbets Field
Attendance 32,577
Time 3:04

1949 All-Star Game-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 4 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 11 13 1
National 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 12 5


1949 All-Star Game-Box Score

American League 11, National League 7

American League National League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Dom DiMaggio rf-cf 5 2 2 1 Pee Wee Reese ss 5 0 0 0
Vic Raschi p 1 0 0 0 Jackie Robinson 2b 4 3 1 0
George Kell 3b 3 2 2 0 Stan Musial cf-rf 4 1 3 2
Bob Dillinger pr-3b 1 2 1 1 Ralph Kiner lf 5 1 1 2
Ted Williams lf 2 1 0 0 Johnny Mize 1b 2 0 1 0
Dale Mitchell lf 1 0 1 1 Gil Hodges pr-1b 3 1 1 0
Joe DiMaggio cf 4 1 2 3 Willard Marshall rf 1 1 0 0
Larry Doby pr-rf-cf 1 0 0 0 Vern Bickford p 0 0 0 0
Eddie Joost ss 2 1 1 2 Bobby Thomson ph 1 0 0 0
Vern Stephens ss 2 0 0 0 Howie Pollet p 0 0 0 0
Eddie Robinson 1b 5 1 1 1 Ewell Blackwell p 0 0 0 0
Billy Goodman 1b 0 0 0 0 Preacher Roe p 0 0 0 0
Cass Michaels 2b 2 0 0 0 Enos Slaughter ph 1 0 0 0
Joe Gordon 2b 2 1 1 0 Eddie Kazak 3b 2 0 2 1
Birdie Tebbetts c 2 0 2 1 Sid Gordon 3b 2 0 1 0
Yogi Berra c 3 0 0 0 Andy Seminick c 1 0 0 0
Mel Parnell p 1 0 0 0 Roy Campanella c 2 0 0 0
Virgil Trucks p 1 0 0 0 Warren Spahn p 0 0 0 0
Lou Brissie p 1 0 0 0 Don Newcombe p 1 0 0 1
Vic Wertz ph-rf 2 0 0 0 Red Schoendienst ph 1 0 1 0
- - - - - Red Munger p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Andy Pafko ph-cf 2 0 1 0
Total 41 11 13 10 Total 37 7 12 6
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 4 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 11 13 1
National 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 12 5
American League IP H R ER BB SO
a-Mel Parnell 1.0 3 3 3 1 1
Virgil Trucks (W) 2.0 3 2 2 2 0
Lou Brissie 3.0 5 2 2 2 1
Vic Raschi 3.0 1 0 0 3 1
Total 9.0 12 7 7 8 3
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Warren Spahn 1.1 4 4 0 2 3
Don Newcombe (L) 2.2 3 2 2 1 0
Red Munger 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
Vern Bickford 1.0 2 2 2 1 0
Howie Pollet 1.0 4 3 3 0 0
Ewell Blackwell 1.0 0 0 0 0 2
Preacher Roe 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 13 11 7 5 5

1949 All-Star Game


a: Pitched to three batters in 2nd inning.


AL-2B: J Gordon (1, off H Pollet); J DiMaggio (1, off V Bickford); D DiMaggio (1, off V Bickford); D Mitchell (1, off H Pollet); B Tebbetts (1, off D Newcombe). TB: B Tebbetts 3; D DiMaggio 3; J DiMaggio 3; J Gordon 2; D Mitchell 2; G Kell 2; E Robinson; B Dillinger; E Joost. GIDP: L Brissie (1). RBI: J DiMaggio 3 (3); E Joost 2 (2); B Dillinger (1); B Tebbetts (1); E Robinson (1); D DiMaggio (1); D Mitchell (1). 2-out RBI: E Joost 2; D DiMaggio; D Mitchell; B Tebbetts; E Robinson; B Dillinger; J DiMaggio. Team LOB: 8. With RISP: 7 for 19. Fielding Events DP: 2. E Joost-C Michaels-E Robinson; C Michaels-E Joost-E Robinson. E: D Mitchell (1). Baserunning Events SB: G Kell (1, 2nd base off W Spahn/A Seminick).

NL-2B: J Robinson (1, off M Parnell); S Gordon (1, off L Brissie). HR: R Kiner (1, off L Brissie; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); S Musial (1, off M Parnell; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF). IBB: R Campanella (1, by L Brissie). HBP: A Seminick (1, by M Parnell). TB: S Musial 6; R Kiner 4; S Gordon 2; J Robinson 2; E Kazak 2; A Pafko; J Mize; G Hodges; R Schoendienst. GIDP: P Reese (1); R Kiner (1). RBI: R Kiner 2 (2); S Musial 2 (2); E Kazak (1); D Newcombe (1). 2-out RBI: R Kiner 2; E Kazak. Team LOB: 12. With RISP: 3 for 12. Fielding Events DP: 1. J Robinson-P Reese-G Hodges. E: J Mize (1); A Seminick (1); P Reese (1); R Campanella (1); W Marshall (1). HBP: M Parnell (1; A Seminick). IBB: L Brissie (1; R Campanella).

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Cal Hubbard, 2B - Artie Gore, 3B - Bill Summers. Time of Game: 3:04. Attendance: 32,577.

1949 All-Star Game


1949 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Yogi Berra New York Yankees c -
Lou Brissie Philadelphia Athletics p -
Bob Dillinger St. Louis Browns 3b -
Dom DiMaggio Boston Red Sox of Starter
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees of Starter
Larry Doby Cleveland Indians of -
Billy Goodman Boston Red Sox 1b -
Joe Gordon Cleveland Indians 2b -
Jim Hegan Cleveland Indians c Did not Play
Tommy Henrich New York Yankees of Did not Play
Eddie Joost Philadelphia Athletics ss Starter
George Kell Detroit Tigers 3b Starter
Alex Kellner Philadelphia Athletics p Did not Play
Bob Lemon Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Cass Michaels Chicago White Sox 2b Starter
Dale Mitchell Cleveland Indians of -
Mel Parnell Boston Red Sox p Starter
Vic Raschi New York Yankees p -
Allie Reynolds New York Yankees p Did not Play
Eddie Robinson Washington Senators 1b Starter
Vern Stephens Boston Red Sox ss -
Birdie Tebbetts Boston Red Sox c Starter
Virgil Trucks Detroit Tigers p -
Vic Wertz Detroit Tigers of -
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox of Starter

1949 All-Star Game


1949 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Vern Bickford Boston Braves p -
Ewell Blackwell Cincinnati Reds p -
Ralph Branca Brooklyn Dodgers p Did not Play
Roy Campanella Brooklyn Dodgers c -
Walker Cooper Cincinnati Reds c Did not Play
Sid Gordon New York Giants 3b -
Gil Hodges Brooklyn Dodgers 1b -
Eddie Kazak St. Louis Cardinals 3b Starter
Ralph Kiner Pittsburgh Pirates of Starter
Marty Marion St. Louis Cardinals ss Did not Play
Willard Marshall New York Giants of Starter
Johnny Mize New York Giants 1b Starter
Red Munger St. Louis Cardinals p -
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Don Newcombe Brooklyn Dodgers p -
Andy Pafko Chicago Cubs of -
Howie Pollet St. Louis Cardinals p -
Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers ss Starter
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers 2b Starter
Preacher Roe Brooklyn Dodgers p -
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 2b -
Andy Seminick Philadelphia Phillies c Starter
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals of -
Warren Spahn Boston Braves p Starter
Bobby Thomson New York Giants of -
Eddie Waitkus Philadelphia Phillies 1b Did not Play

1949 All-Star Game