1978 All-Star Game

Program
1978 All-Star Game Program


The 1978 All Star Game was the 49th midseason exhibition between the all-stars of the American League and the National League. The game was played on July 11th, 1978 at the San Diego Stadium in San Diego, Ca. home of the San Diego Padres of the National League. The game resulted in a 7-3 victory for the NL.

The National League shook starter Vida Blue for three runs in the bottom of the third and then scored four more off Goose Gossage in the eighth to win once again.

The MVP of the all-star game was Steve Garvey Of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

1978 All-Star Game


1978 All-Star Game

1978 All-Star Game
Date July 11th, 1978
Location San Diego Stadium
Attendance 51,549
Time 2:32
First Pitch (Former)President Gerald Ford
Managers Billy Martin (AL)-Tommy Lasorda (NL)
MVP Steve Garvey

1978 All-Star Game-Line Score

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


1978 All-Star Game-Box Score

American League 3, National League 7

American League National League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Rod Carew 1b 4 2 2 0 Pete Rose 3b 4 0 1 0
George Brett 3b 3 1 2 2 Davey Lopes pr-2b 1 0 1 1
Goose Gossage p 0 0 0 0 Joe Morgan 2b 3 1 0 0
Jim Rice lf 4 0 0 0 Jack Clark rf 1 0 0 0
Chet Lemon lf 0 0 0 0 George Foster cf 2 1 0 0
Richie Zisk rf 2 0 1 0 Greg Luzinski lf 2 0 1 1
Dwight Evans rf 1 0 0 0 Rollie Fingers p 0 0 0 0
Carlton Fisk c 2 0 0 1 Willie Stargell ph 1 0 0 0
Jim Sundberg c 0 0 0 0 Bruce Sutter p 0 0 0 0
Jason Thompson ph 1 0 0 0 Phil Niekro p 0 0 0 0
Fred Lynn cf 4 0 1 0 Steve Garvey 1b 3 1 2 2
Don Money 2b 2 0 0 0 Ted Simmons c 3 0 1 0
Frank White 2b 1 0 0 0 Dave Concepcion ss 0 1 0 0
Darrell Porter ph 1 0 0 0 Rick Monday rf 2 0 0 0
Freddie Patek ss 3 0 1 0 Steve Rodgers p 0 0 0 0
Jim Palmer p 1 0 0 0 Dave Winfield lf 2 1 1 0
Matt Keough p 0 0 0 0 Larry Bowa ss 3 1 2 0
Roy Howell ph 1 0 0 0 Bob Boone c 1 1 1 2
Lary Sorensen p 0 0 0 0 Biff Pocoroba c 0 0 0 0
Larry Hisle ph 1 0 1 0 Vida Blue p 0 0 0 0
Jim Kern p 0 0 0 0 Reggie Smith ph-rf 3 0 0 0
Ron Guidry p 0 0 0 0 Ron Cey 3b 1 0 0 0
Graig Nettles 3b 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 31 3 8 3 Total 32 7 10 6
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
National 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 x 7 10 0
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Jim Palmer 2.2 3 3 3 4 4
Matt Keough 0.1 1 0 0 0 0
Lary Sorensen 3.0 1 0 0 0 0
Jim Kern 0.2 1 0 0 1 1
Ron Guidry 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Goose Gossage (L) 1.0 4 4 4 1 1
Total 8.0 10 7 7 6 6
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Vida Blue 3.0 5 3 3 1 2
Steve Rodgers 2.0 2 0 0 0 2
Rollie Fingers 2.0 1 0 0 0 1
Bruce Sutter (W) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2
Phil Niekro 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 8 3 3 1 7

1978 All-Star Game



AL-2B: G Brett (1, off V Blue). 3B: R Carew 2 (2, 2 off V Blue). SF: G Brett (1, off V Blue); C Fisk (1, off V Blue). TB: R Carew 6; G Brett 3; F Patek; R Zisk; L Hisle; F Lynn. RBI: G Brett 2 (2); C Fisk (1). Team LOB: 4. With RISP: 1 for 6. Fielding DP: 1. G Brett-D Money-R Carew. PB: J Sundberg (1). E: C Lemon (1). Baserunning SB: G Brett (1, 2nd base off S Rogers/T Simmons). CS: R Carew (1, 2nd base by R Fingers/B Boone); R Zisk (1, 2nd base by V Blue/T Simmons).

NL-2B: P Rose (1, off J Kern). 3B: S Garvey (1, off R Gossage). IBB: G Foster (1, by J Kern). TB: S Garvey 4; P Rose 2; L Bowa 2; D Lopes; D Winfield; B Boone; G Luzinski; T Simmons. GIDP: R Monday (1). RBI: S Garvey 2 (2); B Boone 2 (2); D Lopes (1); G Luzinski (1). 2-out RBI: S Garvey 2; G Luzinski. Team LOB: 7. With RISP: 4 for 10. Baserunning SB: L Bowa (1, 2nd base off J Palmer/C Fisk). CS: D Lopes (1, 2nd base by R Gossage/J Sundberg).

Balks: None. WP: R Gossage (1); S Rogers (1). HBP: None. IBB: J Kern (1; G Foster). Pickoffs: None.

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Bill Deegan, LF - Paul Runge, RF - Larry McCoy. Time of Game: 2:32. Attendance: 51,549. Field Condition: Dry. Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

1978 All-Star Game


1978 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
George Brett Kansas City Royals 3b Starter
Rick Burleson Boston Red Sox ss Injured
Rod Carew Minnesota Twins 1b Starter
Dwight Evans Boston Red Sox of -
Carlton Fisk Boston Red Sox c Starter
Mike Flanagan Baltimore Orioles p Did not Play
Goose Gossage New York Yankees p -
Ron Guidry New York Yankees p -
Larry Hisle Milwaukee Brewers of -
Roy Howell Toronto Blue Jays 3b -
Reggie Jackson New York Yankees of Did not Play
Matt Keough Oakland Athletics p -
Jim Kern Cleveland Indians p -
Chet Lemon Chicago White Sox of -
Fred Lynn Boston Red Sox of Starter
Don Money Milwaukee Brewers 2b Starter
Thurman Munson New York Yankees c Injured
Eddie Murray Baltimore Orioles 1b Did not Play
Graig Nettles New York Yankees 3b -
Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles p Starter
Freddie Patek Kansas City Royals ss Starter
Darrell Porter Kansas City Royals c -
Jerry Remy Boston Red Sox 2b Did not Play
Craig Reynolds Seattle Mariners ss Did not Play
Jim Rice Boston Red Sox of Starter
Lary Sorensen Milwaukee Brewers p -
Jim Sundberg Texas Rangers c -
Frank Tanana California Angels p Did not Play
Jason Thompson Detroit Tigers p -
Frank White Kansas City Royals 2b -
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox of Injured
Richie Zisk Texas Rangers of Starter

1978 All-Star Game


1978 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds c Injured
Vida Blue San Francisco Giants p Starter
Bob Boone Philadelphia Phillies c -
Larry Bowa Philadelphia Phillies ss Starter
Jeff Burroughs Atlanta Braves of Did not Play
Ron Cey Los Angeles Dodgers 3b -
Jack Clark San Francisco Giants of -
Dave Concepcion Cincinnati Reds ss -
Rollie Fingers San Diego Padres p -
George Foster Cincinnati Reds of Starter
Steve Garvey Los Angeles Dodgers 1b Starter
Ross Grimsley Montreal Expos p Did not Play
Tommy John Los Angeles Dodgers p Did not Play
Davey Lopes Los Angeles Dodgers 2b -
Greg Luzinski Philadelphia Phillies of Starter
Rick Monday Los Angeles Dodgers of Starter
Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds 2b Starter
Phil Niekro Atlanta Braves p -
Biff Pocoroba Atlanta Braves c -
Terry Puhl Houston Astros of Did not Play
Steve Rodgers Montreal Expos p -
Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds 3b Starter
Tom Seaver Cincinnati Reds p Did not Play
Ted Simmons St. Louis Cardinals c Starter
Reggie Smith Los Angeles Dodgers of -
Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates 1b -
Bruce Sutter Chicago Cubs p -
Dave Winfield San Diego Padres of -
Pat Zachry New York Mets p Did not Play

1978 All-Star Game