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1942 MLB All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 7 0
National League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 1
Date July 6, 1942
Venue Polo Grounds
City New York, New York
Managers American League - Joe McCarthy (New York Yankees)
National League - Leo Durocher (Brooklyn Dodgers)
Attendance 33,694
First pitch Unknown
Radio Mutual
Radio announcers Bob Elson, Mel Allen, Jim Britt

The 1942 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 10th 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 6, 1942, at Polo Grounds in New York, New York the home of the New York Giants of the National League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 3-1.

Two nights later, the American League All-Stars traveled to Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, to play a special benefit game against a team of players from the U.S. Army and Navy. The contest, which the American Leaguers won 5-0, attracted a crowd of 62,094 and netted $70,000 for the Army Emergency Relief Fund and the Navy Relief Society. Mutual Radio broadcast the second game, with Bob Elson, Waite Hoyt, and Jack Graney announcing.

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National League

Starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Mort Cooper Cardinals
C Walker Cooper Cardinals
1B Johnny Mize Giants
2B Jimmy Brown Cardinals
3B Arky Vaughan Dodgers
SS Eddie Miller Braves
OF Mel Ott Giants
OF Joe Medwick Dodgers
OF Pete Reiser Dodgers
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Johnny Vander Meer Reds
P Claude Passeau Cubs
P Bucky Walters Reds
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Ernie Lombardi Braves
1B Frank McCormick Reds
2B Billy Herman Dodgers
SS Pee Wee Reese Dodgers
3B Bob Elliott Pirates

American League

Starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Spud Chandler Yankees
C Birdie Tebbetts Tigers
1B Rudy York Tigers
2B Joe Gordon Yankees
3B Ken Keltner Indians
SS Lou Boudreau Indians
OF Tommy Henrich Yankees
OF Ted Williams Red Sox
OF Joe DiMaggio Yankees
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Al Benton Tigers
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
OF Bob Johnson Athletics

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