1951 All-Star Game

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1951 All-Star Game Program


The 1951 All-Star Game was the 18th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 10, 1951, at Briggs Stadium in Detroit, Michigan the home of the Detroit Tigers of the American League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 8-3.

The National League, for the first time in All-Star Game history, won two consecutive contests, beating the American League in a slugfest. The Senior Circuit clobbered a record four homers. Six of the National League's eight runs resulted from the quartet of shots by Stan Musial, Bob Elliott, Ralph Kiner and Gil Hodges.

1951 All-Star Game


1951 All-Star Game

Date July 10th, 1951
Location Briggs Stadium
Attendance 52,075
Time 2:41
First Pitch Ty Cobb
Managers Casey Stengel(AL)-Eddie Sawyer(NL)
MVP First Awarded in 1962

1951 All-Star Game-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 8 12 1
American 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 10 2


1951 All-Star Game-Box Score

National League 8, American League 3

National League American League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Richie Ashburn cf 4 2 2 0 Dom DiMaggio cf 5 0 1 0
Duke Snider cf 0 0 0 0 Nellie Fox 2b 3 0 1 0
Alvin Dark ss 5 0 1 0 Bobby Doerr ph-2b 1 0 1 0
Pee Wee Reese ss 0 0 0 0 George Kell 3b 3 1 1 1
Stan Musial lf-rf-lf 4 1 2 1 Ted Williams lf 3 0 1 0
Wally Westlake lf 0 0 0 0 Jim Busby lf 0 0 0 0
Jackie Robinson 2b 4 1 2 1 Yogi-Berra c 4 1 1 0
Red Schoendienst 2b 0 0 0 0 Vic Wertz rf 3 1 1 1
Gil Hodges 1b 5 2 2 2 Phil Rizzuto ss 1 0 0 0
Bob Elliott 3b 2 1 1 2 Ferris Fain 1b 3 0 1 1
Willie Jones 3b 2 0 0 0 Eddie Robinson ph-1b 1 0 0 0
Del Ennis rf 2 0 0 0 Chico Carrasquel ss 2 0 1 0
Ralph Kiner lf 2 1 1 1 Minnie Minosa ph-rf 2 0 0 0
Johnny Wyrostek rf 1 0 0 0 Ned Garver p 1 0 0 0
Roy Campanella c 4 0 0 0 Ed Lopat p 0 0 0 0
Robin Roberts p 0 0 0 0 Larry Doby ph 1 0 0 0
Enos Slaughter ph 1 0 0 0 Fred Hutchinson p 0 0 0 0
Sal Maglie p 1 0 0 0 Vern Stephens ph 1 0 0 0
Don Newcombe p 2 0 1 0 Mel Parnell p 0 0 0 0
Ewell Blackwell p 0 0 0 0 Bob Lemon p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Jim Hegan ph 1 0 1 0
Total 39 8 12 7 Total 35 3 10 3
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 8 12 1
American 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 10 2
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Robin Roberts 2.0 4 1 1 1 1
Sal Maglie (W) 3.0 3 2 2 1 1
Donn Newcombe 3.0 2 0 0 0 3
Ewell Blackwell 1.0 1 0 0 1 2
Total 9.0 10 3 3 3 7
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Ned Garver 3.0 1 1 0 1 1
Ed Lopat (L) 1.0 3 3 3 0 0
Fred Hutchinson 3.0 3 3 3 2 0
Allie Reynolds 1.0 3 1 1 0 1
Bob Lemon 1.0 2 0 0 1 1
Total 9.0 12 8 7 4 3



NL-2B: R Ashburn (1, off N Garver). HR: G Hodges (1, off F Hutchinson; 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); R Kiner (1, off M Parnell; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF); B Elliott (1, off E Lopat; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF); S Musial (1, off E Lopat; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF). TB: S Musial 5; G Hodges 5; R Kiner 4; B Elliott 4; R Ashburn 3; J Robinson 2; A Dark; D Newcombe. RBI: G Hodges 2 (2); B Elliott 2 (2); J Robinson (1); R Kiner (1); S Musial (1). 2-out RBI: J Robinson. Team LOB: 8. With RISP: 1 for 11. Fielding Events PB: R Campanella (1). E: J Robinson (1). Baserunning Events CS: S Musial 2 (2, 3rd base by B Lemon/Y Berra, 2nd base by N Garver/Y Berra).

AL-2B: J Hegan (1, off E Blackwell). 3B: T Williams (1, off D Newcombe); F Fain (1, off R Roberts). HR: G Kell (1, off S Maglie; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); V Wertz (1, off S Maglie; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF). SH: G Kell (1, off S Maglie). TB: G Kell 4; V Wertz 4; F Fain 3; T Williams 3; J Hegan 2; N Fox; B Doerr; Y Berra; D DiMaggio; C Carrasquel. RBI: F Fain (1); G Kell (1); V Wertz (1). 2-out RBI: G Kell. Team LOB: 9. With RISP: 1 for 8. Fielding Events DP: 1. Y Berra-G Kell. E: N Fox (1); Y Berra (1). Baserunning Events CS: D DiMaggio (1, 2nd base by R Roberts/R Campanella).

Umpires: HP - Art Passarella, 1B - Scotty Robb, 2B - Eddie Hurley, 3B - Lou Jorda. Time of Game: 2:41. Attendance: 52,075.

1951 All-Star Game


1951 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies of Starter
Ewell Blackwell Cincinnati Reds p -
Roy Campanella Brooklyn Dodgers c Starter
Alvin Dark New York Giants ss Starter
Bruce Edwards Chicago Cubs c Did not Play
Bob Elliott Boston Braves 3b Starter
Del Ennis Philadelphia Phillies of Starter
Gil Hodges Brooklyn Dodgers 1b Starter
Larry Jansen New York Giants p Did not Play
Willie Jones Philadelphia Phillies 3b -
Ralph Kiner Pittsburgh Pirates of -
Dutch Leonard Chicago Cubs p Did not Play
Sal Maglie New York Giants p -
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Don Newcombe Brooklyn Dodgers p -
Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers ss -
Robin Roberts Philadelphia Phillies p Starter
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers 2b Starter
Preacher Roe Brooklyn Dodgers p Did not Play
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 2b -
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals of -
Duke Snider Brooklyn Dodgers of -
Warren Spahn Boston Braves p Did not Play
Wally Westlake St. Louis Cardinals of -
Johnny Wyrostek Cincinnati Reds of -

1951 All-Star Game


1951 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Yogi Berra New York Yankees c Starter
Jim Busby Chicago White Sox of -
Chico Carrasquel Chicago White Sox ss Starter
Dom DiMaggio Boston Red Sox of Starter
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees of Did not Play
Larry Doby Cleveland Indians of -
Bobby Doerr Boston Red Sox 2b -
Ferris Fain Philadelphia Athletics 1b Starter
Nellie Fox Chicago White Sox 2b Starter
Ned Garver St. Louis Browns p Starter
Randy Gumpert Chicago White Sox p Did not Play
Jim Hagen Cleveland Indians c -
Fred Hutchinson Detroit Tigers p -
George Kell Detroit Tigers 3b Starter
Bob Lemon Cleveland Indians p -
Ed Lopat New York Yankees p -
Connie Marrero Washington Senators p Did not Play
Minnie Minosa Chicago White Sox of -
Mel Parnell Boston Red Sox p -
Phil Rizzuto New York Yankees ss -
Eddie Robinson Chicago White Sox 1b -
Bobby Shantz Philadelphia Athletics p Did not Play
Vern Stephens Boston Red Sox 3b -
Vic Wertz Detroit Tigers of Starter
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox of Starter

1951 All-Star Game