1983 All-Star Game

1983 All Star Game Program
1983 All-Star Game Program


The 1983 All-Star Game of Major League Baseball was the 54th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League. The game was held in Chicago, Illinois. at Comiskey Park, home of the American Leagues Chicago White Sox. The game was won by the American League 13-3.

It was the 50th Anniversary of the All-Star Game and the American League decided to make it a real celebration.

After three decades of disappointment and eleven consecutive losses, the American League took the field with a vengeance and dominated the National League for nine straight innings. A seven-run third inning (all seven charged to Atlee Hammaker) gave the American League a 9-1 lead.

The MVP of the game was Fred Lynn, whose grand slam in the third was the first in All-Star history.

1983 All-Star Game


1983 All-Star Game

1983 All-Star Game
Date July 6th, 1983
Location Comiskey Park
Attendance 43,801
Time 3:05
Managers Harvey Kuenn (AL), Whitey Herzog (NL)
MVP Fred Lynn

1983 All-Star Game-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 3
American 1 1 7 0 0 0 2 2 x 13 15 2


1983 All-Star Game-Box Score

National League 3, American League 13

National League American League
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Steve Sax 2b 3 1 1 1 Rod Carew 1b 3 2 2 1
Glenn Hubbard 2b 1 0 1 0 Eddie Murray ph-1b 2 0 0 0
Tim Raines lf 3 0 0 0 Robin Yount ss 2 1 0 1
Bill Madlock ph-3b 1 0 0 0 Cal Ripken Jr. ss 0 0 0 0
Andre Dawson cf 3 0 0 0 Fred Lynn cf 3 1 1 4
Dave Dravecky p 0 0 0 0 Willie Wilson cf 1 0 1 1
Pascual Perez p 0 0 0 0 Jim Rice lf 4 1 2 1
Jesse Orosco p 0 0 0 0 Ben Oglivie rf 1 0 0 0
Johnny Bench ph 1 0 0 0 Matt Young p 0 0 0 0
Lee Smith p 0 0 0 0 Dan Quisenberry p 0 0 0 0
Al Oliver 1b 2 1 1 0 George Brett 3b 4 2 2 1
Darrell Evans 1b 1 0 0 0 Ted Simmons c 2 0 0 0
Dale Murphy rf 3 0 1 1 Lance Parrish c 2 0 0 0
Pedro Guerrero 3b-lf 1 0 0 0 Cecil Cooper ph 1 1 1 0
Mike Schmidt 3b 3 0 0 0 Bob Boone c 0 0 0 0
Bruce Benedict c 1 0 1 0 Dave Winfield rf 3 2 3 1
Gary Carter c 2 0 0 0 Ron Kittle lf-rf 2 1 1 0
Leon Durham rf 2 0 0 0 Manny Trillo 2b 3 1 1 0
Ozzie Smith ss 2 1 1 0 Lou Whitaker ph-2b 1 1 1 2
Willie McGee cf 2 0 1 0 Dave Stieb p 0 0 0 0
Mario Soto p 1 0 0 0 Doug DeCinces ph 1 0 0 0
Atlee Hammaker p 0 0 0 0 Rick Honeycutt p 0 0 0 0
Bill Dawley p 0 0 0 0 Gary Ward ph 1 0 0 0
Dickie Thon ph-ss 3 0 1 0 Bob Stanley p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Carl Yastrzemski ph 1 0 0 0
- - - - - Rickey Henderson lf 1 0 0 1
Total 35 3 8 2 Total 38 13 15 13
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 3
American 1 1 7 0 0 0 2 2 x 13 15 2
National League IP H R ER BB SO
Mario Soto (L) 2.0 2 2 0 2 2
Atlee Hammaker 0.2 6 7 7 1 0
Bill Dawley 1.1 1 0 0 0 1
Dave Dravecky 2.0 1 0 0 0 2
Pascual Perez 0.2 3 2 2 1 1
Jesse Orosco 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
Lee Smith 1.0 2 2 1 0 1
Total 8.0 15 13 10 4 8
American League IP H R ER BB SO
Dave Stieb (W) 3.0 0 1 0 1 4
Rick Honeycutt 2.0 5 2 2 0 0
Bob Stanley 2.0 2 0 0 0 0
Matt Young 1.0 0 0 0 0 1
Dan Quisenberry 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Total 9.0 8 3 2 1 6

1983 All-Star Game



NL-2B: A Oliver (1, off R Honeycutt). TB: A Oliver 2; B Benedict; G Hubbard; O Smith; D Murphy; S Sax; D Thon; W McGee. GIDP: M Schmidt (1); T Raines (1). RBI: D Murphy (1); S Sax (1). Team LOB: 6. With RISP: 2 for 9. Fielding E: S Sax (1); M Schmidt (1); P Guerrero (1). Baserunning SB: S Sax (1, 2nd base off D Stieb/T Simmons); T Raines (1, 2nd base off R Honeycutt/L Parrish).

AL-2B: W Wilson (1, off P Perez); D Winfield (1, off M Soto); G Brett (1, off L Smith). 3B: G Brett (1, off A Hammaker); L Whitaker (1, off P Perez). HR: F Lynn (1, off A Hammaker; 3rd inn, 3 on, 2 outs); J Rice (1, off A Hammaker; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF). SF: G Brett (1, off M Soto); R Yount (1, off M Soto); L Whitaker (1, off L Smith). SH: D Stieb (1, off M Soto). IBB: R Yount (1, by A Hammaker); R Carew (1, by M Soto). TB: J Rice 5; G Brett 5; D Winfield 4; F Lynn 4; L Whitaker 3; R Carew 2; W Wilson 2; R Kittle; M Trillo; C Cooper. RBI: F Lynn 4 (4); L Whitaker 2 (2); J Rice (1); G Brett (1); D Winfield (1); R Yount (1); R Henderson (1); R Carew (1); W Wilson (1). 2-out RBI: F Lynn 4; W Wilson; R Carew. Team LOB: 9. With RISP: 5 for 17. Fielding DP: 2. R Yount-M Trillo-R Carew; G Brett-M Trillo. E: R Carew (1); D Stieb (1).



Balks: None. WP: None. HBP: None. IBB: A Hammaker (1; R Yount); M Soto (1; R Carew). Pickoffs: None.

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Jim Quick, LF - John Shulock, RF - Dave Pallone. Time of Game: 3:05. Attendance: 43,801. Field Condition: Dry. Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

1983 All-Star Game


1983 All-Star Game

National League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds c -
Bruce Benedict Atlanta Braves c -
Gary Carter Montreal Expos c Starter
Bill Dawley Houston Astros p -
Andre Dawson Montreal Expos of Starter
Dave Dravecky San Diego Padres p -
Leon Durham Chicago Cubs of -
Darrell Evans San Francisco Giants 1b -
Pedro Guerrero Los Angeles Dodgers 3b -
Atlee Hammaker San Francisco Giants p -
George Kendrick St. Louis Cardinals 1b Did not Play
Glenn Hubbard Atlanta Braves 2b -
Terry Kennedy San Diego Padres c Did not Play
Gary Lavelle San Francisco Giants p Did not Play
Bill Madlock Pittsburgh Pirates 3b -
Willie McGee St. Louis Cardinals of -
Dale Murphy Atlanta Braves of Starter
Al Oliver Montreal Expos 1b Starter
Jesse Orosco New York Mets p -
Pascual Perez Atlanta Braves p -
Tim Raines Montreal Expos of Starter
Steve Rodgers Montreal Expos p Did not Play
Steve Sax Los Angeles Dodgers 2b Starter
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies 3b Starter
Lee Smith Chicago Cubs p -
Ozzie Smith St. Louis Cardinals ss Starter
Mario Soto Cincinnati Reds p Starter
Dickie Thon Houston Astros ss -
Fernando Valenzuela Los Angeles Dodgers p Did not Play

1983 All-Star Game


1983 All-Star Game

American League Roster

Players Name Team Pos Notes
Bob Boone California Angels c -
George Brett Kansas City Royals 3b Starter
Rod Carew California Angels 1b Starter
Cecil Cooper Milwaukee Brewers 1b -
Doug DeCinces California Angels 3b -
Ron Guidry New York Yankees p Injured
Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics of -
Rick Honeycutt Texas Rangers p -
Reggie Jackson California Angels of Injured
Ron Kittle Chicago White Sox of -
Aurelio Lopez Detroit Tigers p Did not Play
Fred Lynn California Angels of Starter-MVP
Tippy Martinez Baltimore Orioles p Did not Play
Eddie Murray Baltimore Orioles 1b -
Ben Oglivie Milwaukee Brewers of -
Lance Parrish Detroit Tigers c -
Dan Quisenberry Kansas City Royals p -
Jim Rice Boston Red Sox of Starter
Cal Ripken Jr. Baltimore Orioles ss -
Ted Simmons Milwaukee Brewers c Starter
Bob Stanley Boston Red Sox p -
Dave Stieb Toronto Blue Jays p Starter
Rick Sutcliffe Cleveland Indians p Did not Play
Manny Trillo Cleveland Indians 2b Starter
Gary Ward Minnesota Twins of -
Lou Whitaker Detroit Tigers 2b -
Willie Wilson Kansas City Royals of -
Dave Winfield New York Yankees of Starter
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 1b -
Matt Young Seattle Mariners p -
Robin Yount Milwaukee Brewers ss Starter

1983 All-Star Game