1955 All-Star Game

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1955 All-Star Game Program


The 1955 All-Star Game of Major League Baseball was the 22nd playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held on July 12, 1955, at County Stadium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the home of the Cincinnati Reds of the National League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 6-5.

After three hours and 17 minutes, 20 strikeouts and 23 hits, a solo home run by St. Louis slugger Stan Musial on the first pitch in the bottom frame of the 12th inning ended this marathon. Milwaukee's Gene Conley, who struck out the side in the 12th, was the winning pitcher, while Boston's Frank Sullivan got the loss.

1955 All-Star Game


1955 All-Star Game

Date July 12th, 1955
Location County Stadium
Attendance 45,314
Time 3:17
Managers Al Lopez(AL)-Leo Durocher(NL)
MVP First Awarded in 1962

1955 All-Star Game-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
American 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 2
National 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 6 13 1


1955 All-Star Game-Box Score

American League 5, National League 6

American League National League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Harvey Kuenn ss 3 1 1 0 Red Schoendienst 2b 6 0 2 0
Chico Carrasquel ss 3 0 2 0 Del Ennis lf 1 0 0 0
Nellie Fox 2b 3 1 1 0 Stan Musial ph-lf 4 1 1 1
Bobby Avila 2b 1 0 0 0 Duke Snider cf 2 0 0 0
Ted Williams lf 3 1 1 0 Willie Mays cf 3 2 2 0
Al Smith lf 1 0 0 0 Ted Kluszewski 1b 5 1 2 0
Mickey Mantle cf 6 1 2 3 Eddie Mathews 3b 2 0 0 0
Yogi Berra c 6 1 1 0 Randy Jackson 3b 3 1 1 1
Al Kaline rf 4 0 1 0 Don Mueller rf 2 0 1 0
Mickey Vernon 1b 5 0 1 1 Hank Aaron pr,rf 2 1 2 1
Jim Finigan 3b 3 0 0 0 Ernie Banks ss 2 0 0 0
Al Rosen 3b 2 0 0 0 Johnny Logan ss 3 0 1 1
Billy Pierce p 0 0 0 0 Del Crandall c 1 0 0 0
Jackie Jensen ph 1 0 0 0 Smoky Burgess ph,c 1 0 0 0
Early Wynn p 0 0 0 0 Stan Lopata ph,c 3 0 0 0
Vic Power ph 1 0 0 0 Robin Roberts p 0 0 0 0
Whitey Ford p 1 0 0 0 Frank Thomas ph 1 0 0 0
Frank Sullivan p 1 0 0 0 Harvey Haddix p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Gil Hodges ph 1 0 1 0
- - - - - Don Newcombe p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Gene Baker ph 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Sam Jones p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Joe Nuxhall p 2 0 0 0
- - - - - Gene Conley p 0 0 0 0
Total 44 5 10 4 Total 45 6 13 4
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
American 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 2
National 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 6 13 1
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Billy Pierce 3.0 1 0 0 0 3
Early Wynn 3.0 3 0 0 0 1
Whitey Ford 1.2 5 5 3 1 0
a-Frank Sullivan (L) 3.1 4 1 1 1 4
Total 11.0 13 6 4 2 8
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Robin Roberts 3.0 4 4 4 1 0
Harvey Haddix 3.0 3 1 1 0 2
Don Newcombe 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Sam Jones 0.2 0 0 0 2 1
Joe Nuxhall 3.1 2 0 0 3 5
Gene Conley (W) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3
Total 12.0 10 5 5 6 12

a: Pitched to 1 batter in 12th inning.


AL-2B: A Kaline (1, off H Haddix). HR: M Mantle (1, off R Roberts; 1st inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep CF). SH: B Pierce (1, off R Roberts); B Avila (1, off J Nuxhall). HBP: A Kaline (1, by S Jones). TB: M Mantle 5; C Carrasquel 2; A Kaline 2; N Fox; Y Berra; T Williams; M Vernon; H Kuenn. GIDP: Y Berra (1). RBI: M Mantle 3 (3); M Vernon (1). Team LOB: 12. With RISP: 1 for 11. Fielding Events DP: 1. E Wynn-C Carrasquel-M Vernon. E: A Rosen (1); C Carrasquel (1).

NL-2B: T Kluszewski (1, off E Wynn). HR: S Musial (1, off F Sullivan; 12th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF). TB: S Musial 4; T Kluszewski 3; H Aaron 2; R Schoendienst 2; W Mays 2; R Jackson; G Hodges; D Mueller; J Logan. GIDP: S Musial (1). RBI: H Aaron (1); J Logan (1); R Jackson (1); S Musial (1). 2-out RBI: H Aaron; R Jackson; J Logan. Team LOB: 8. With RISP: 4 for 11. Fielding Events DP: 1. T Kluszewski-E Banks-R Roberts. PB: D Crandall (1). E: E Mathews (1). WP: R Roberts (1). HBP: S Jones (1; A Kaline).

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Dusty Boggess, 3B - Bill Summers. Time of Game: 3:17. Attendance: 45,643.

1955 All-Star Game


1955 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Bobby Avila Cleveland Indians 2b -
Yogi Berra New York Yankees c Starter
Chico Carrasquel Chicago White Sox ss -
Larry Doby Cleveland Indians of Did not Play
Dick Donovan Chicago White Sox p Did not Play
Jim Finigan Kansas City Athletics 3b Starter
Whitey Ford New York Yankees p -
Nellie Fox Chicago White Sox 2b Starter
Billy Hoeft Detroit Tigers p Did not Play
Jackie Jensen Boston Red Sox of -
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers of Starter
Harvey Kuenn Detroit Tigers ss Starter
Sherm Lollar Chicago White Sox c Did not Play
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees of Starter
Billy Pierce Chicago White Sox p Starter
Vic Power Kansas City Athletics 1b -
Al Rosen Cleveland Indians 3b -
Herb Score Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Al Smith Cleveland Indians of -
Frank Sullivan Boston Red Sox p -
Bob Turley New York Yankees p Did not Play
Mickey Vernon Washington Senators 1b Starter
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox of Starter
Jim Wilson Baltimore Orioles p Did not Play
Early Wynn Cleveland Indians p -

1955 All-Star Game


1955 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Hank Aaron Milwaukee Braves of -
Luis Arroyo St. Louis Cardinals p Did not Play
Gene Baker Chicago Cubs 2b -
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs ss Starter
Smoky Burgess Cincinnati Reds c -
Roy Campanella Brooklyn Dodgers c Replaced-Injured
Gene Conley Milwaukee Braves p -
Del Crandall Milwaukee Braves c Starter
Del Ennis Philadelphia Phillies of Starter
Harvey Haddix St. Louis Cardinals p -
Gil Hodges Brooklyn Dodgers 1b -
Randy Jackson Chicago Cubs 3b -
Sam Jones Chicago Cubs p -
Ted Kluszewski Cincinnati Reds 1b Starter
Johnny Logan Milwaukee Braves ss -
Stan Lopata Philadelphia Phillies c Replaced-Campanella
Eddie Mathews Milwaukee Braves 3b Starter
Willie Mays New York Giants of -
Don Mueller New York Giants of Starter
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals 1b -
Don Newcombe Brooklyn Dodgers p -
Joe Nuxhall Cincinnati Reds p -
Robin Roberts Philadelphia Phillies p Starter
Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 2b Starter
Duke Snider Brooklyn Dodgers of Starter
Frank Thomas Pittsburgh Pirates of -

1955 All-Star Game