1973 All-Star Game

1973 All Star Game Program
1973 All-Star Game Program


The 1973 All-Star Game of Major League Baseball was the 44th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held in Kansas City, Missouri. at Royals Stadium, home of the American Leagues Kansas City Royals. The game was won by the National League 7-1.

Bobby Bonds replaced starter Billy Williams in the fourth inning then smacked a two-run homer in the fifth inning as the National League earned the victory.

The 1973 All-Star Game MVP was Bobby Bonds of the San Francisco Giants.

1973 All-Star Game


1973 All-Star Game

1973 All-Star Game
Date July 24th, 1973
Location Royals Stadium
Attendance 40,849
Time 2:45
Managers Dick Williams (AL), Sparky Anderson (NL)
MVP Bobby Bonds (NL)

1973 All-Star Game-Line Score

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


1973 All-Star Game-Box Score

National League 7, American League 1

National League American League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Pete Rose lf 3 1 0 0 Bert Campaneris ss 3 0 0 0
Wayne Twitchell p 0 0 0 0 Ed Brickman ss 1 0 0 0
Dave Giusti p 0 0 0 0 Rod Carew 2b 3 0 0 0
Manny Mota ph-lf 1 0 0 0 Cookie Rojas 2b 0 0 0 0
Jim Brewer p 0 0 0 0 John Mayberry 1b 3 0 1 0
Joe Morgan 2b 3 2 1 0 Reggie Jackson rf 4 1 1 0
Davey Johnson 2b 1 0 0 0 Paul Blair cf 0 0 0 0
Cesar Cedeno cf 3 0 1 1 Amos Otis cf 2 0 2 1
Bill Russell ss 2 0 0 0 Dave May cf-rf 2 0 0 0
Hank Aaron 1b 2 0 1 1 Bobby Murcer lf 3 0 0 0
Joe Torre 1b-3b 3 0 0 0 Carlton Fisk c 2 0 0 0
Billy Williams rf 2 0 1 0 Thurman Munson c 2 0 0 0
Bobby Bonds rf 2 1 2 2 Brooks Robinson 3b 2 0 0 0
Johnny Bench c 3 1 1 1 Sal Bando 3b 1 0 0 0
Ted Simmons ph-c 1 0 0 0 Dave Nelson 3b 0 0 0 0
Ron Santo 3b 1 1 1 0 Willie Horton ph 1 0 0 0
Nate Colbert ph 1 0 0 0 Catfish Hunter p 0 0 0 0
Ron Fairly 1b 0 0 0 0 Ken Holtzman p 0 0 0 0
Chris Speier ss 2 0 0 0 Bert Blyleven p 0 0 0 0
Willie Stargell ph-lf 1 0 0 0 Buddy Bell ph 1 0 1 0
Willie Mays ph 1 0 0 0 Bill Singer p 0 0 0 0
Tom Seaver p 1 0 0 0 Pat Kelly ph 1 0 0 0
Bob Watson lf 0 0 0 0 Nolan Ryan p 0 0 0 0
Rick Wise p 0 0 0 0 Jim Spencer ph 1 0 0 0
Darrell Evans ph 0 0 0 0 Sparky Lyle p 0 0 0 0
Claude Osteen p 0 0 0 0 Rollie Fingers p 0 0 0 0
Don Sutton p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Willie Davis ph-cf 2 1 2 2 - - - - -
Total 34 7 10 7 Total 32 1 5 1
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 7 10 0
American 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Rick Wise (W) 2.0 2 1 1 0 1
Claude Osteen 2.0 2 0 0 1 1
Don Sutton 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Wayne Twitchell 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Dave Giusti 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Seaver 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
Jim Brewer (SV) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2
Total 9.0 5 1 1 3 5
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Catfish Hunter 1.1 1 0 0 0 1
Ken Holtzman 0.2 1 0 0 0 0
Bert Blyleven (L) 1.0 2 2 2 2 0
Bill Singer 2.0 3 3 3 1 2
Nolan Ryan 2.0 2 2 2 2 2
Sparky Lyle 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Rollie Fingers 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 10 7 7 5 6



NL-2B: J Morgan (1, off B Singer); B Bonds (1, off N Ryan). HR: B Bonds (1, off B Singer; 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); J Bench (1, off B Singer; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); W Davis (1, off N Ryan; 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF). SH: C Osteen (1, off B Singer). TB: B Bonds 6; W Davis 5; J Bench 4; J Morgan 2; R Santo; H Aaron; C Cedeno; B Williams. GIDP: J Morgan (1). RBI: B Bonds 2 (2); W Davis 2 (2); H Aaron (1); C Cedeno (1); J Bench (1). 2-out RBI: B Bonds 2. Team LOB: 6. With RISP: 3 for 8.

AL-2B: J Mayberry (1, off W Twitchell); R Jackson (1, off R Wise). 3B: B Bell (1, off C Osteen). TB: B Bell 3; R Jackson 2; A Otis 2; J Mayberry 2. RBI: A Otis (1). Team LOB: 7. With RISP: 1 for 10. Fielding DP: 1. C Rojas-E Brinkman-J Mayberry. PB: C Fisk (1). Outfield Assists: B Murcer (C Cedeno at 3rd base). Baserunning SB: A Otis (1, 2nd base off C Osteen/J Bench).



Balks: None. WP: None. HBP: None. IBB: None. Pickoffs: None.

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Larry Barnett, 3B - Bill Williams, LF - Ron Luciano, RF - Bob Engel. Time of Game: 2:45. Attendance: 40,849. Field Condition: Dry. Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

1973 All-Star Game


1973 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Hank Aaron Atlanta Braves 1b Starter
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds c Starter
Jack Billingham Cincinnati Reds p Did not Play
Bobby Bonds San Francisco Giants of MVP
Jim Brewer Los Angeles Dodgers p -
Cesar Cedeno Houston Astros of Starter
Nate Colbert San Diego Padres 1b -
Dave Concepcion Cincinnati Reds ss Injured
Willie Davis Los Angeles Dodgers of -
Darrell Evans Atlanta Braves 3b -
Ron Fairly Montreal Expos 1b -
Dave Giusti Pittsburgh Pirates p -
Davey Johnson Atlanta Braves 2b -
Willie Mays New York Mets of -
Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds 2b Starter
Manny Mota Los Angeles Dodgers of -
Claude Osteen Los Angeles Dodgers p -
Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds of Starter
Bill Russell Los Angeles Dodgers ss -
Ron Santo Chicago Cubs 3b Starter
Tom Seaver New York Mets p -
Ted Simmons St. Louis Cardinals c -
Chris Speier San Francisco Giants ss Starter
Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates of -
Don Sutton Los Angeles Dodgers p -
Joe Torre St. Louis Cardinals 3b -
Wayne Twitchell Philadelphia Phillies p -
Bob Watson Houston Astros of -
Billy Williams Chicago Cubs of Starter
Rick Wise St. Louis Cardinals p Starter

1973 All-Star Game


1973 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Dick Allen Chicago White Sox 1b Injured
Sal Bando Oakland Athletics 3b -
Buddy Bell Cleveland Indians 3b -
Paul Blair Baltimore Orioles of -
Bert Blyleven Minnesota Twins p -
Ed Brickman Detroit Tigers ss -
Bert Campaneris Oakland Athletics ss Starter
Rod Carew Minnesota Twins 2b Starter
Jim Colborn Milwaukee Brewers p Did not Play
Rollie Fingers Oakland Athletics p -
Carlton Fisk Boston Red Sox c Starter
Bill Freehan Detroit Tigers c Did not Play
Ken Holtzman Oakland Athletics p -
Willie Horton Detroit Tigers of -
Catfish Hunter Oakland Athletics p Starter
Reggie Jackson Oakland Athletics of Starter
Pat Kelly Chicago White Sox of -
Bill Lee Boston Red Sox p Did not Play
Sparky Lyle New York Yankees p -
Dave May Milwaukee Brewers of -
John Mayberry Kansas City Royals 1b Starter
Thurman Munson New York Yankees c -
Bobby Murcer New York Yankees of Starter
Dave Nelson Texas Rangers 2b -
Amos Otis Kansas City Royals of Starter
Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles 3b Starter
Cookie Rojas Kansas City Royals 2b -
Nolan Ryan California Angels p -
Bill Singer California Angels p -
Jim Spencer Texas Rangers 1b -
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 1b Injured

1973 All-Star Game