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1988 MLB All-Star Game
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
National League 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Date July 12, 1988
Venue Riverfront Stadium
City Cincinnati, Ohio
Managers American League - Tom Kelly (MIN)
National League - Whitey Herzog (StL)
MVP Terry Steinbach (OAK)
Attendance 55,837
First pitch Vice President George H.W. Bush
Television ABC
TV announcers Al Michaels, Jim Palmer, Tim McCarver
Radio CBS
Radio announcers Brent Musburger, Jerry Coleman, Johnny Bench

The 1988 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 59th 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 12, 1988 at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, the home of the Cincinnati Reds of the National League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 2-1.

Contents

Rosters

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

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American League

Starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Frank Viola Twins 1
C Terry Steinbach Athletics 1
1B Mark McGwire Athletics 2
2B Paul Molitor Brewers 3
3B Wade Boggs Red Sox 4
SS Cal Ripken, Jr. Orioles 6
OF José Canseco Athletics 2
OF Dave Winfield Yankees 12
OF Rickey Henderson Yankees 8
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Doyle Alexander Tigers 1
P Roger Clemens Red Sox 2
P Dennis Eckersley Athletics 3
P Mark Gubicza Royals 2
P Doug Jones Indians 1
P Dan Plesac Brewers 2
P Jeff Reardon Twins 3
P Jeff Russell Rangers 1
P Dave Stieb Blue Jays 6
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Tim Laudner Twins 1
1B George Brett Royals 13
1B Don Mattingly Yankees 6
2B Johnny Ray Angels 1
2B Harold Reynolds Mariners 2
3B Gary Gaetti Twins 1
3B Carney Lansford Athletics 1
SS Ozzie Guillén[1] White Sox 1
SS Kurt Stillwell Royals 1
SS Alan Trammell[1] Tigers 5
OF Mike Greenwell Red Sox 1
OF Kirby Puckett Twins 3

National League

Starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Dwight Gooden Mets 4
C Gary Carter Mets 11
1B Will Clark Giants 1
2B Ryne Sandberg Cubs 5
3B Bobby Bonilla Pirates 1
SS Ozzie Smith Cardinals 8
OF Darryl Strawberry Mets 5
OF Vince Coleman Cardinals 1
OF Andre Dawson Cubs 5
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P David Cone Mets 1
P Mark Davis Padres 1
P Kevin Gross Phillies 1
P Orel Hershiser Dodgers 2
P Danny Jackson Reds 1
P Bob Knepper Astros 2
P Greg Maddux Cubs 1
P Bob Walk Pirates 1
P Todd Worrell Cardinals 1
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Lance Parrish Phillies 7
1B Andrés Galarraga Expos 1
1B Gerald Perry Braves 1
2B Robby Thompson[1] Giants 1
3B Vance Law Cubs 1
3B Chris Sabo Reds 1
SS Shawon Dunston Cubs 1
SS Barry Larkin Reds 1
OF Willie McGee Cardinals 4
OF Rafael Palmeiro Cubs 1
OF Andy Van Slyke Pirates 1

Game

Umpires

Home Plate Frank Pulli
First Base Larry Barnett
Second Base Terry Tata
Third Base Dale Ford

Starting lineups

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Rickey Henderson Yankees CF 1 Vince Coleman Cardinals LF
2 Paul Molitor Brewers 2B 2 Ryne Sandberg Cubs 2B
3 Wade Boggs Red Sox 3B 3 Andre Dawson Cubs CF
4 José Canseco Athletics LF 4 Darryl Strawberry Mets RF
5 Dave Winfield Yankees RF 5 Bobby Bonilla Pirates 3B
6 Cal Ripken, Jr. Orioles SS 6 Will Clark Giants 1B
7 Mark McGwire Athletics 1B 7 Gary Carter Mets C
8 Terry Steinbach Athletics C 8 Ozzie Smith Cardinals SS
9 Frank Viola Twins P 9 Dwight Gooden Mets P

Game summary

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

WP: Frank Viola (1-0)  LP: Dwight Gooden (0-1)  SV: Dennis Eckersley (1)  
HRs:  AL – Terry Steinbach (1)

Footnotes and references

  1. ^ a b c Player declined or was unable to play.

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