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1938 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

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1938 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1938 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
Date July 6, 1938
Venue Crosley Field
City Cincinnati, Ohio
Managers American League - Joe McCarthy (NYY)
National League - Bill Terry (NYG)
Attendance 27,067
First pitch None
Radio Mutual, CBS, NBC
Radio announcers Bob Elson, Dick Bray (Mutual)
Bill Dyer, France Laux (CBS)
Tom Manning, Red Barber (NBC)
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The 1938 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 6th playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 6, 1938 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 4-1.


Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.



Home Plate Bill Klem
First Base Harry Geisel
Second Base Lee Ballanfant
Third Base Steve Basil

Starting Lineups

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Mike Kreevich White Sox LF 1 Stan Hack Cubs 3B
2 Charlie Gehringer Tigers 2B 2 Billy Herman Cubs 2B
3 Earl Averill Indians CF 3 Ival Goodman Reds RF
4 Jimmie Foxx Red Sox 1B 4 Joe Medwick Cardinals LF
5 Joe DiMaggio Yankees RF 5 Mel Ott Giants CF
6 Bill Dickey Yankees C 6 Ernie Lombardi Reds C
7 Joe Cronin Red Sox SS 7 Frank McCormick Reds 1B
8 Buddy Lewis Senators 3B 8 Leo Durocher Dodgers SS
9 Lefty Gomez Yankees P 9 Johnny Vander Meer Reds P

Game Summary

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 4
National League 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 - 4 8 0
WP: Johnny Vander Meer (1-0)   LP: Lefty Gomez (0-1)   Sv: Mace Brown (1)


External links

  • Baseball Almanac
  • Baseball-Reference
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