1953 All-Star Game

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1953 All-Star Game Program


The 1953 All-Star Game of Major League Baseball was the 20th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 14, 1953, at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio the home of the Cincinnati Reds of the National League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 5-1.

The National League combined a 10-hit attack with effective pitching to capture its fourth straight All-Star Game. The offensive hero was St. Louis Cardinal Enos Slaughter, who rapped two singles, earned one walk, scored twice and drove in one run. Former Negro League legend Satchel Paige, just 47-years-young, pitched the eighth inning for the American League.

1953 All-Star Game


1953 All-Star Game

Date July 14th, 1953
Location Crosley Field
Attendance 30,846
Time 2:19
First Pitch Ted Williams
Managers Casey Stengel(AL)-Chuck Dressen(NL)
MVP First Awarded in 1962

1953 All-Star Game-Line Score

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


1953 All-Star Game-Box Score

American League 1, National League 5

American League National League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Billy Goodman 2b 2 0 0 0 Pee Wee Reese ss 4 0 2 2
Nellie Fox 2b 1 0 0 0 Granny Hamner ss 0 0 0 0
Mickey Vernon 1b 3 0 0 0 Red Schoendienst 2b 3 0 0 0
Ferris Fain 1b 1 1 1 0 Davey Williams 2b 0 0 0 0
Hank Bauer rf 2 0 0 0 Stan Musial lf 4 0 2 0
Johnny Mize ph 1 0 1 0 Ted Kluszewski 1b 3 0 1 0
Mickey Mantle cf 2 0 0 0 Gil Hodges pr-1b 1 0 0 0
Billy Hunter pr 0 0 0 0 Roy Campanella c 4 1 1 0
Larry Doby cf 1 0 0 0 Eddie Mathews 3b 3 1 0 0
Al Rosen 3b 4 0 0 0 Gus Bell cf 3 0 0 0
Gus Zernial lf 2 0 1 0 Duke Snider ph,cf 0 1 0 0
Minnie Minosa lf 2 0 2 1 Enos Slaughter rf 3 2 2 1
Yogi Berra c 4 0 0 0 Robin Roberts p 0 0 0 0
Chico Carrasquel ss 2 0 0 0 Ralph Kiner ph 1 0 0 0
George Kell ph 1 0 0 0 Warren Spahn p 0 0 0 0
Phil Rizzuto ss 0 0 0 0 Richie Ashburn cf 1 0 1 1
Billy Pierce p 1 0 0 0 Curt Simmons p 0 0 0 0
Allie Reynolds p 0 0 0 0 Jackie Robinson ph 1 0 0 0
Harvey Kuenn ph 1 0 0 0 Murry Dickson p 1 0 1 1
Mike Garcia p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Eddie Robinson ph 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Satchel Paige p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 31 1 5 1 Total 32 5 10 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0
National 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 x 5 10 0
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Billy Pierce 3.0 1 0 0 0 1
Allie Reynolds (L) 2.0 2 2 2 1 0
Mike Garcia 2.0 4 1 1 1 2
Satchel Paige 1.0 3 2 2 1 0
Total 8.0 10 5 5 3 3
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Robin Roberts 3.0 1 0 0 1 2
Warren Spahn (W) 2.0 0 0 0 1 2
Curt Simmons 2.0 1 0 0 1 1
Murry Dickson 2.0 3 1 1 0 0
Total 9.0 5 1 1 3 5



AL-TB: M Minoso 2; G Zernial; F Fain; J Mize. RBI: M Minoso (1). 2-out RBI: M Minoso. Team LOB: 6. With RISP: 1 for 5. Fielding Events DP: 1. C Carrasquel-M Vernon. Baserunning Events CS: B Goodman (1, 2nd base by R Roberts/R Campanella). HBP: A Reynolds (1; E Mathews).

NL-2B: P Reese (1, off M Garcia). HBP: E Mathews (1, by A Reynolds). TB: P Reese 3; S Musial 2; E Slaughter 2; M Dickson; R Campanella; T Kluszewski; R Ashburn. GIDP: E Mathews (1). RBI: P Reese 2 (2); E Slaughter (1); M Dickson (1); R Ashburn (1). 2-out RBI: P Reese 2; E Slaughter; M Dickson; R Ashburn. Team LOB: 7. With RISP: 5 for 10. Baserunning Events SB: E Slaughter (1, 2nd base off M Garcia/Y Berra).

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bill McKinley. Time of Game: 2:19. Attendance: 30,846.

1953 All-Star Game


1953 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Hank Bauer New York Yankees of Starter
Yogi Berra New York Yankees c Starter
Chico Carrasquel Chicago White Sox ss Starter
Larry Doby Cleveland Indians of -
Ferris Fain Chicago White Sox 1b -
Nellie Fox Chicago White Sox 2b -
Mike Garcia Cleveland Indians p -
Billy Goodman Boston Red Sox 2b Starter
Billy Hunter St. Louis Browns ss -
George Kell Boston Red Sox 3b -
Harvey Kuenn Detroit Tigers ss -
Bob Lemon Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees of Starter
Minnie Minosa Chicago White Sox of -
Johnny Mize New York Yankees 1b -
Satchel Paige St. Louis Browns p -
Billy Pierce Chicago White Sox p Starter
Allie Reynolds New York Yankees p -
Phil Rizzuto New York Yankees ss -
Eddie Robinson Philadelphia Athletics 1b -
Al Rosen Cleveland Indians 3b Starter
Johnny Sain New York Yankees p Did not Play
Mickey Vernon Washington Senators 1b Starter
Sammy White Boston Red Sox c Did not Play
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox of Did not Play
Gus Zernial Philadelphia Athletics of Starter

1953 All-Star Game


1953 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies of -
Gus Bell Cincinnati Reds of Starter
Roy Campanella Brooklyn Dodgers c Starter
Del Crandall Milwaukee Braves c Replaced-Injured
Murry Dickson Pittsburgh Pirates p -
Carl Furillo Brooklyn Dodgers of Did not Play
Harvey Haddix St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Granny Hamner Philadelphia Phillies ss -
Gil Hodges Brooklyn Dodgers 1b -
Ralph Kiner Chicago Cubs of -
Ted Kluszewski Cincinnati Reds 1b Starter
Eddie Mathews Milwaukee Braves 3b Starter
Clyde McCullough Chicago Cubs c Replaced-Crandall
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers ss Starter
Del Rice St. Louis Cardinals c Replaced-Injured
Robin Roberts Philadelphia Phillies p Starter
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers 3b -
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 2b Starter
Curt Simmons Philadelphia Phillies p -
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals of Starter
Duke Snider Brooklyn Dodgers of -
Warren Spahn Milwaukee Braves p -
Gerry Staley St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Wes Westrum New York Giants c Replaced-Rice
Hoyt Wilhelm New York Giants p Did not Play
Davey Williams New York Giants 2b -

1953 All-Star Game