1952 All-Star Game

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1952 All-Star Game Program


The 1952 All-Star Game of Major League Baseball was the 19th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 8, 1952, at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the home of the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 3-2.

In the only shortened All-Star Game in history, the National League came away with the victory, on home runs by Jackie Robinson and Hank Bauer. Before the game was called off by rain at the end of the fifth inning, A's left-hander Bobby Shantz struck out the side.

1952 All-Star Game


1952 All-Star Game

Date July 8th, 1952
Location Shibe Park
Attendance 32,785
Time 3:04
Managers Casey Stengel(AL)-Leo Durocher(NL)
MVP First Awarded in 1962

1952 All-Star Game-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
American 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 0
National 1 0 0 2 0 3 3 0


1952 All-Star Game-Box Score

American League 2, National League 3

American League National League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Dom DiMaggio cf 2 0 1 0 Whitey Lockman 1b 3 0 0 0
Larry Doby cf 0 0 0 0 Jackie Robinson 2b 3 1 1 1
Hank Bauer rf 3 0 1 0 Stan Musial cf-rf 2 1 0 0
Jackie Jensen rf 0 0 0 0 Hank Sauer lf 2 1 1 2
Dale Mitchell lf 1 0 0 0 Roy Campanella c 1 0 0 0
Minnie Minosa ph-lf 1 1 1 0 Enos Slaughter rf 2 0 1 0
Al Rosen 3b 1 1 0 0 Bobby Thomson 3b 2 0 0 0
Yogi Berra c 2 0 0 0 Granny Hamner ss 1 0 0 0
Eddie Robinson 1b 2 0 1 1 Curt Simmons p 0 0 0 0
Bobby Avila 2b 2 0 1 1 Pee Wee Reese ph 1 0 0 0
Phil Rizzuto ss 2 0 0 0 Bob Rush p 1 0 0 0
Vic Raschi p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Gil McDougald ph 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Bob Lemon p 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Bobby Shantz p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 18 2 5 2 Total 18 3 3 3
Team 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
American 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 0
National 1 0 0 2 0 3 3 0
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Vic Raschi 2.0 1 1 1 0 3
Bob Lemon (L) 2.0 2 2 2 2 0
Bobby Shantz 1.0 0 0 0 0 3
Total 5.0 3 3 3 2 6
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Curt Simmons 3.0 1 0 0 1 3
Bob Rush (W) 2.0 4 2 2 1 1
Total 5.0 5 2 2 1 1



AL-2B: D DiMaggio (1, off C Simmons); M Minoso (1, off B Rush). TB: D DiMaggio 2; M Minoso 2; B Avila; E Robinson; H Bauer. GIDP: P Rizzuto (1). RBI: B Avila (1); E Robinson (1). Team LOB: 3. With RISP: 2 for 5. Baserunning Events CS: H Bauer (1, 2nd base by B Rush/R Campanella). HBP: B Lemon (1; S Musial). IBB: B Lemon (1; G Hamner).

NL-2B: E Slaughter (1, off B Lemon). HR: H Sauer (1, off B Lemon; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF); J Robinson (1, off V Raschi; 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF). IBB: G Hamner (1, by B Lemon). HBP: S Musial (1, by B Lemon). TB: J Robinson 4; H Sauer 4; E Slaughter 2. RBI: H Sauer 2 (2); J Robinson (1). Team LOB: 3. With RISP: 0 for 2. Fielding Events DP: 1. G Hamner-J Robinson-W Lockman.

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - Dusty Boggess, 3B - Bill Summers. Time of Game: 1:29. Attendance: 32,785.

1952 All-Star Game


1952 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Bobby Avila Cleveland Indians 2b Starter
Hank Bauer New York Yankees of Starter
Yogi Berra New York Yankees c Starter
Dom DiMaggio Boston Red Sox of Starter
Larry Doby Cleveland Indians of -
Ferris Fain Philadelphia Athletics 1b Did not Play
Nellie Fox Chicago White Sox 2b Did not Play
Mike Garcia Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Jim Hegan Cleveland Indians c Did not Play
Jackie Jensen Washington Senators of -
Eddie Joost Philadelphia Athletics ss -
George Kell Detroit Tigers 3b Replaced-Injured
Bob Lemon Cleveland Indians p -
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees of Did not Play
Gil McDougald New York Yankees 2b Replaced-Kell
Minnie Minosa Chicago White Sox of -
Dal Mitchell Cleveland Indians of Starter
Satchel-Paige St. Louis Browns p Did not Play
Vic Raschi New York Yankees p Starter
Allie Reynolds New York Yankees p Did not Play
Phil Rizzuto New York Yankees ss Starter
Eddie Robinson Chicago White Sox 1b Starter
Al Rosen Cleveland Indians 3b Starter
Bobby Shantz Philadelphia Athletics p -
Vic Wertz Detroit Tigers of Did not Play
Eddie Yost Washington Senators 3b Did not Play

1952 All-Star Game


1952 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Toby Atwell Chicago Cubs c Did not Play
Roy Campanella Brooklyn Dodgers c Starter
Alvin Dark New York Giants ss Did not Play
Carl Furillo Brooklyn Dodgers of Did not Play
Granny Hamner Philadelphia Phillies ss Starter
Grady Hatton Cincinnati Reds 3b Did not Play
Jim Hearn New York Giants p Replaced Roe
Gil Hodges Brooklyn Dodgers 1b Did not Play
Monte Irvin New York Giants of Replaced-Injured
Ralph Kiner Pittsburgh Pirates of Did not Play
Whitey Lockman New York Giants 1b Starter
Sal Maglie New York Giants p Did not Play
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers ss -
Robin Roberts Philadelphia Phillies p Did not Play
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers 2b Starter
Preacher Roe Brooklyn Dodgers p Replaced-Injured
Bob Rush Chicago Cubs p -
Hank Sauer Chicago Cubs of Starter
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 2b Did not Play
Curt Simmons Philadelphia Phillies p Starter
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Duke Snider Brooklyn Dodgers of Did not Play
Warren Spahn Boston Braves p Did not Play
Gerry Staley St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Bobby Thomson New York Giants 3b Starter
Wes Westrum New York Giants c Did not Play

1952 All-Star Game