1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
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1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 5 10 2
American League 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4 7 11 3
DateJuly 8, 1941
VenueBriggs Stadium
CityDetroit, Michigan
Managers
Attendance54,674
Ceremonial first pitchNone
RadioMutual, CBS, WWJ
Radio announcersRed Barber, Bob Elson (Mutual)
Mel Allen, France Laux (CBS)
Ty Tyson (WWJ)

The 1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the ninth 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 8, 1941, at Briggs Stadium in Detroit, Michigan, the home of the Detroit Tigers of the American League.

Result

The American League defeated the National League, 7-5. With the NL leading 5-4, two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Joe Gordon and Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees on base; Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hit a walk-off home run off of Claude Passeau of the Chicago Cubs to win it for the AL.[1]

Ted Williams (left) and Joe DiMaggio after the game

Rosters

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

Game

Umpires

Position Umpire League
Home Plate Bill Summers American
First Base Lou Jorda National
Second Base Bill Grieve American
Third Base Babe Pinelli National

The umpires changed assignments in the middle of the fifth inning - Summers and Pinelli swapped positions, also Jorda and Grieve swapped positions.[1]

Starting lineups

Game summary

Tuesday, July 8, 1941 1:30pm (ET) at
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 5 10 2
American League 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4 7 11 3
WP: Eddie Smith (1-0)   LP: Claude Passeau (0-1)
Home runs:
NL: Arky Vaughan (2)
AL: Ted Williams (1)

References

  1. ^ a b "American League 7, National League 5". Retrosheet. July 8, 1941. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ a b Player declined or was unable to play.

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