1959 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (second game)
|Date||August 3, 1959|
|Venue||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|
|City||Los Angeles, California|
|TV announcers||Mel Allen and Vin Scully|
|Radio announcers||Bob Neal and Russ Hodges|
The 1959 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 27th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues composing Major League Baseball. The game was played on August 3, 1959, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers of the NL. The game resulted in a 5–3 victory for the American League. This was the second of two All-Star Games played in 1959, the first game having been played on July 7 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The first Midsummer Classic to be played on the West Coast, this was also one of only two All-Star Games to be played outside of the month of July, the other being in 1981.
Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
- -x – Injured and could not play
- -y – Injury replacement
|American League||National League|
|1||Pete Runnels||Red Sox||1B||1||Johnny Temple||Reds||2B|
|2||Nellie Fox||White Sox||2B||2||Ken Boyer||Cardinals||3B|
|3||Ted Williams||Red Sox||LF||3||Hank Aaron||Braves||RF|
|4||Yogi Berra||Yankees||C||4||Willie Mays||Giants||CF|
|5||Mickey Mantle||Yankees||CF||5||Ernie Banks||Cubs||SS|
|6||Roger Maris||Athletics||RF||6||Stan Musial||Cardinals||1B|
|7||Frank Malzone||Red Sox||3B||7||Wally Moon||Dodgers||LF|
|8||Luis Aparicio||White Sox||SS||8||Del Crandall||Braves||C|
|9||Jerry Walker||Orioles||P||9||Don Drysdale||Dodgers||P|
|WP: Jerry Walker (1–0) LP: Don Drysdale (0–1)
AL: Frank Malzone (1), Yogi Berra (1), Rocky Colavito (1)
NL: Frank Robinson (1), Jim Gilliam (1)