1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

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1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 7 1
National League 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 4 9 0
Date July 7, 1936
Venue National League Park
City Boston, Massachusetts
Managers
Attendance 25,556
First pitch None
Radio Mutual, CBS, NBC
Radio announcers Fred Hoey, Linus Travers (Mutual)
Arch McDonald, Dolly Stark (CBS)
Tom Manning, Graham McNamee (NBC)

The 1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the fourth 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 7, 1936, at National League Park in Boston, Massachusetts, the home of the Boston Bees of the National League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 4–3. It was the National League's first win in All-Star Game history.

Rosters[edit]

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

Game[edit]

Umpires[edit]

Position Umpire League
Home Plate Beans Reardon National
First Base Bill Summers American
Second Base Bill Stewart National
Third Base Lou Kolls American

The umpires rotated positions clockwise in the middle of the fifth inning, with Summers moving behind the plate.[2]

Starting lineups[edit]

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Luke Appling White Sox SS 1 Augie Galan Cubs CF
2 Charlie Gehringer Tigers 2B 2 Billy Herman Cubs 2B
3 Joe DiMaggio Yankees RF 3 Ripper Collins Cardinals 1B
4 Lou Gehrig Yankees 1B 4 Joe Medwick Cardinals LF
5 Earl Averill Indians CF 5 Frank Demaree Cubs RF
6 Rick Ferrell Red Sox C 6 Gabby Hartnett Cubs C
7 Rip Radcliff White Sox LF 7 Pinky Whitney Phillies 3B
8 Pinky Higgins Athletics 3B 8 Leo Durocher Cardinals SS
9 Lefty Grove Red Sox P 9 Dizzy Dean Cardinals P

Game summary[edit]

Tuesday, July 7, 1936 1:30 pm (ET) at National League Park in Boston, Massachusetts
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 7 1
National League 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 4 9 0
WP: Dizzy Dean (1–0)   LP: Lefty Grove (0–1)   Sv: Lon Warneke (1)
Home runs:
AL: Lou Gehrig (1)
NL: Augie Galan (1)

Joe DiMaggio became the first rookie to play in an All-Star Game; he was hitless in five-at-bats and made an error in right field.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Player declined or was unable to play.
  2. ^ "National League 4, American League 3". Retrosheet. 7 Jul 1936. Retrieved 23 Oct 2016. 

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