1959 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (second game): Wikis


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1959 MLB All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 6 0
National League 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 6 3
Date August 3, 1959
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
City Los Angeles, California
Managers American League - Casey Stengel (NYY)
National League - Fred Haney (MIL)
Attendance 55,105
First pitch none
Television NBC
TV announcers Mel Allen, Vin Scully
Radio NBC
Radio announcers Bob Neal, 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 comprising 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 was played on July 7 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.




American League

Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Jerry Walker Orioles
C Yogi Berra Yankees
1B Pete Runnels Red Sox
2B Nellie Fox White Sox
3B Frank Malzone Red Sox
SS Luis Aparicio White Sox
OF Mickey Mantle Yankees
OF Roger Maris Athletics
OF Ted Williams Red Sox
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Bud Daley Athletics
P Ryne Duren Yankees
P Cal McLish Indians
P Billy O'Dell Orioles
P Camilo Pascual-x Senators
P Pedro Ramos-y Senators
P Hoyt Wilhelm Orioles
P Early Wynn White Sox
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Elston Howard Yankees
C Sherm Lollar White Sox
1B Vic Power Indians
1B Roy Sievers Senators
2B Bobby Richardson Yankees
3B Harmon Killebrew Senators
SS Tony Kubek Yankees
OF Bob Allison Senators
OF Rocky Colavito Indians
OF Al Kaline Tigers
OF Minnie Miñoso Indians
OF Gene Woodling Orioles

National League

Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Don Drysdale Dodgers
C Del Crandall Braves
1B Stan Musial Cardinals
2B Johnny Temple Reds
3B Ken Boyer Cardinals
SS Ernie Banks Cubs
OF Hank Aaron Braves
OF Willie Mays Giants
OF Wally Moon Dodgers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Johnny Antonelli Giants
P Lew Burdette Braves
P Gene Conley Phillies
P Don Elston Cubs
P Roy Face Pirates
P Sam Jones Giants
P Vinegar Bend Mizell-x Cardinals
P Warren Spahn Braves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Smoky Burgess Pirates
C Hal Smith Cardinals
1B Orlando Cepeda Giants
1B Frank Robinson Reds
2B Bill Mazeroski Pirates
3B Eddie Mathews Braves
SS Dick Groat Pirates
SS Johnny Logan Braves
SS Charlie Neal Dodgers
OF Joe Cunningham Cardinals
OF Jim Gilliam Dodgers
OF Vada Pinson Reds
  • -x - Injured and could not play
  • -y - Injury replacement


Umpires: Charlie Berry, Home Plate (AL); Bill Jackowski, First Base (NL); Bill Summers, Second Base (AL); Tony Venzon, Third Base (NL); Hank Soar, Left Field (AL); Ken Burkhart, Right Field (NL)

Starting Lineups

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
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

Game Summary

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

WP: Jerry Walker (1-0)  LP: Don Drysdale (0-1)  
HRs:  AL – Frank Malzone (1), Yogi Berra (1), Rocky Colavito (1)  NL – Frank Robinson (1), Jim Gilliam (1)

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