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1934 MLB All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 0 0 9 14 1
National League 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 7 8 1
Date July 10, 1934
Venue Polo Grounds
City New York City
Managers American League - Joe Cronin (WAS)
National League - Bill Terry (NYG)
Attendance 48,363
First pitch
Radio CBS, NBC Blue, NBC Red
Radio announcers Pat Flanagan, Ted Husing (CBS)
France Laux, Ford Bond (NBC Blue)
Hal Totten, Graham McNamee (NBC Red)

The 1934 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the second 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 10 at the Polo Grounds in New York City, the home of the New York Giants of the National League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 9-7.

The game is well known among baseball fans for the performance of NL starting pitcher Carl Hubbell. After allowing the first two batters to reach base on walks, Hubbell struck out five of the game's best hitters - Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin - in succession, setting a longstanding All-Star Game record for consecutive strikeouts.[1][2]

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Rosters

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American League

Starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Lefty Gomez Yankees 2
C Bill Dickey Yankees 2
1B Lou Gehrig Yankees 2
2B Charlie Gehringer Tigers 2
3B Jimmie Foxx Athletics 2
SS Joe Cronin Senators 2
OF Heinie Manush Senators 1
OF Babe Ruth Yankees 2
OF Al Simmons White Sox 2
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Tommy Bridges Tigers 1
P Mel Harder Indians 1
P Red Ruffing Yankees 1
P Jack Russell Senators 1
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Mickey Cochrane Tigers 1
C Rick Ferrell Red Sox 2
3B Jimmy Dykes White Sox 2
3B Pinky Higgins Athletics 1
OF Earl Averill Indians 2
OF Ben Chapman Yankees 2
OF Sam West Browns 2

National League

Starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Carl Hubbell Giants 2
C Gabby Hartnett Cubs 2
1B Bill Terry Giants 2
2B Frankie Frisch Cardinals 2
3B Pie Traynor Pirates 2
SS Travis Jackson Giants 1
OF Wally Berger Braves 2
OF Kiki Cuyler Cubs 1
OF Joe Medwick Cardinals 1
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Dizzy Dean Cardinals 1
P Fred Frankhouse Braves 1
P Van Mungo Dodgers 1
P Lon Warneke Cubs 1
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Al Lopez Dodgers 1
2B Billy Herman Cubs 1
3B Pepper Martin Cardinals 2
SS Arky Vaughan Pirates 1
OF Chuck Klein Cubs 2
OF Jo-Jo Moore[3] Giants 1
OF Mel Ott Giants 1
OF Paul Waner Pirates 2

Game

Umpires

Cy Pfirman, NL (home), Brick Owens, AL (first base), Dolly Stark, NL (second base), George Moriarty, AL (third base); the umpires rotated positions clockwise in the middle of the fifth inning, with Owens moving behind the plate.

Starting lineups

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Charlie Gehringer Tigers 2B 1 Frankie Frisch Cardinals 2B
2 Heinie Manush Senators OF 2 Pie Traynor Pirates 3B
3 Babe Ruth Yankees OF 3 Joe Medwick Cardinals OF
4 Lou Gehrig Yankees 1B 4 Kiki Cuyler Cubs OF
5 Jimmie Foxx Athletics 3B 5 Wally Berger Braves OF
6 Al Simmons White Sox OF 6 Bill Terry Giants 1B
7 Joe Cronin Senators SS 7 Travis Jackson Giants SS
8 Bill Dickey Yankees C 8 Gabby Hartnett Cubs C
9 Lefty Gomez Yankees P 9 Carl Hubbell Giants P

Linescore

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 0 0 9 14 1
National 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 7 8 1

WP: Mel Harder (1-0)  LP: Van Mungo (0-1)  
HRs:  NL – Frankie Frisch (2), Joe Medwick (1)

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