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1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
Date July 10, 1956
Venue Griffith Stadium
City Washington, D.C.
Managers National League - Walter Alston (Brooklyn Dodgers)
American League - Casey Stengel (New York Yankees)
Attendance 28,843 - Time of Game: 2:45
Television NBC Sports
TV announcers Mel Allen and Al Helfer
Radio Mutual
Radio announcers Bob Neal and Bob Wolff
1955 Major League Baseball All-Star Game 1957 >

The 1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 23rd playing of the midsummer 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 10, 1956, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. the home of the Washington Senators of the American League.

Opening Lineups

American League National League
Player Team Pos Player Team Pos
Harvey Kuenn Detroit Tigers  SS Johnny Temple Cincinnati Reds  2B
Nellie Fox Chicago White Sox  2B Frank Robinson Cincinnati Reds  LF
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox  LF Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals  RF
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees  CF Ken Boyer St. Louis Cardinals  3B
Yogi Berra New York Yankees    C Gus Bell Cincinnati Reds  CF
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers  RF Dale Long Pittsburgh Pirates  1B
Mickey Vernon Washington Senators  1B Ed Bailey Cincinnati Reds  C
George Kell Baltimore Orioles  3B Roy McMillan Cincinnati Reds    SS
Billy Pierce Chicago White Sox    P Bob Friend Pittsburgh Pirates    P
[1]

Rosters

1956 National League All-Star Game roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


1956 American League All-Star Game roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

  • *Did not play


[2]

Umpires

Position Umpire
Home Plate Charlie Berry
First Base Babe Pinelli
Second Base Eddie Hurley
Third Base Artie Gore
Left Field Bill Jackowski
Right Field Red Flaherty

Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NL All-Stars 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 7 11 0
AL All-Stars 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 11 0
WP: Friend   LP: Pierce   Sv: Antonelli
Home runs:
NL: Mays, Musial
AL: Mantle, Williams
How the runs scored
Team Inning Play NL AL
NL 3rd Temple singled, McMillan scored 1 0
NL 4th Mays homered, Boyer scored 3 0
NL 5th Boyer singled, Temple scored 4 0
NL 6th Wild pitch, Kluszewski scored 5 0
AL 6th Williams homered, Fox scored; Mantle homered 5 3
NL 7th Musial homered; Kluszewski doubled, Mays scored 7 3

Play-by-play at Baseball-Reference.com

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