1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

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1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 7 11 0
American League 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 11 0
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
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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[edit]

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

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Rosters[edit]

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

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


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Umpires[edit]

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[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 All-Star Game". Baseball Almanac. Archived from the original on April 17, 2010. Retrieved April 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ "1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on May 31, 2010. Retrieved June 26, 2010.