1960 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (first game)

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1960 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (first game)
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 12 4
American League 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 6 1
Date July 11, 1960
Venue Municipal Stadium
City Kansas City, Missouri
Managers
Attendance 30,619[1]
Television NBC
TV announcers Curt Gowdy and Russ Hodges
Radio NBC
Radio announcers Merle Harmon and Jack Quinlan

The 1960 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 28th 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 11, 1960, at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri the home of the Kansas City Athletics of the American League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 5–3.

A second all-star game was played two days later on July 13 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York.

Rosters[edit]

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

    • -x – Injured and could not play
    • -y – Injury replacement

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Game[edit]

Umpires: Jim Honochick, Home Plate (AL); Tom Gorman, First Base (NL); Nestor Chylak, Second Base (AL); Dusty Boggess, Third Base (NL); Johnny Stevens, Left Field (AL); Vinnie Smith, Right Field (NL)

Starting Lineups[edit]

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Minnie Miñoso White Sox LF 1 Willie Mays Giants CF
2 Frank Malzone Red Sox 3B 2 Bob Skinner Pirates LF
3 Roger Maris Yankees RF 3 Eddie Mathews Braves 3B
4 Mickey Mantle Yankees CF 4 Hank Aaron Braves RF
5 Bill Skowron Yankees 1B 5 Ernie Banks Cubs SS
6 Yogi Berra Yankees C 6 Joe Adcock Braves 1B
7 Pete Runnels Red Sox 2B 7 Bill Mazeroski Pirates 2B
8 Ron Hansen Orioles SS 8 Del Crandall Braves C
9 Bill Monbouquette Red Sox P 9 Bob Friend Pirates P

Game Summary[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 12 4
American 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 6 1
WP: Bob Friend (1–0)   LP: Bill Monbouquette (0–1)
Home runs:
NL: Ernie Banks (1), Del Crandall (1)
AL: Al Kaline (1)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1960 All-Star Game". Baseball Almanac. Archived from the original on December 27, 2008. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 

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