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1991 MLB All-Star Game
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
American League 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 X 4 8 0
Date July 9, 1991
Venue SkyDome
City Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Managers National League - Lou Pinella (CIN)
American League - Tony LaRussa (OAK)
MVP Cal Ripken, Jr. (BAL)
Attendance 52,383
First pitch Ferguson Jenkins
Television CBS
TV announcers Jack Buck and Tim McCarver
Radio CBS
Radio announcers John Rooney, Jerry Coleman and Johnny Bench

The 1991 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 62nd 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 9, 1991 at SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario, the home of the Toronto Blue Jays of the American League. It was just the second time that the game was played outside of the United States, as the National League's Montreal Expos hosted the 1982 Midsummer Classic at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Quebec. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 4-2. The pitchers who received the win-loss decision in the 1991 event were both representatives of the two Canadian teams: Jimmy Key of the Toronto Blue Jays got the victory in the game and Dennis Martinez of the Montreal Expos took the loss.

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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 Jack Morris Twins 5
C Sandy Alomar, Jr. Indians 2
1B Cecil Fielder Tigers 2
2B Roberto Alomar Blue Jays 2
3B Wade Boggs Red Sox 7
SS Cal Ripken, Jr. Orioles 9
OF Ken Griffey, Jr. Mariners 2
OF Dave Henderson Athletics 1
OF Rickey Henderson Athletics 10
DH Danny Tartabull Royals 1
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Rick Aguilera Twins 1
P Roger Clemens Red Sox 4
P Dennis Eckersley Athletics 5
P Scott Erickson Twins 1
P Bryan Harvey Angels 1
P Jimmy Key Blue Jays 2
P Mark Langston Angels 2
P Jack McDowell White Sox 1
P Jeff Reardon Red Sox 4
P Scott Sanderson Yankees 1
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Carlton Fisk White Sox 11
1B Mark McGwire[1] Athletics 5
1B Rafael Palmeiro Rangers 2
2B Julio Franco Rangers 3
SS Ozzie Guillén White Sox 3
OF Joe Carter Blue Jays 1
OF Kirby Puckett Twins 6
OF Rubén Sierra Rangers 2
DH Harold Baines Athletics 5
DH Paul Molitor Brewers 4

National League

Starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Tom Glavine Braves 1
C Benito Santiago Padres 3
1B Will Clark Giants 4
2B Ryne Sandberg Cubs 11
3B Chris Sabo Reds 3
SS Ozzie Smith Cardinals 16
OF Ivan Calderon Expos 1
OF Tony Gwynn Padres 7
OF Andre Dawson Cubs 2
DH Bobby Bonilla Pirates 2
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Tom Browning Reds 2
P Rob Dibble Reds 2
P Pete Harnisch Astros 1
P Dennis Martínez Expos 1
P Mike Morgan Dodgers 1
P John Smiley Pirates 1
P Lee Smith Cardinals 2
P Frank Viola Mets 3
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Craig Biggio Astros 1
1B Eddie Murray Dodgers 8
1B John Kruk Phillies 1
2B Juan Samuel Dodgers 1
3B Howard Johnson Mets 5
SS Barry Larkin Reds 3
OF Brett Butler Dodgers 1
OF Paul O'Neill Reds 3
OF Darryl Strawberry Dodgers 8
OF George Bell Cubs 2

Game

Umpires

Home Plate Joe Brinkman
First Base John McSherry
Second Base Ken Kaiser
Third Base Jim Quick
Left Field Larry Young
Right Field Greg Bonin

Starting lineups

National League American League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Tony Gwynn Padres CF 1 Rickey Henderson Athletics LF
2 Ryne Sandberg Cubs 2B 2 Wade Boggs Red Sox 3B
3 Will Clark Giants 1B 3 Cal Ripken, Jr. Orioles SS
4 Bobby Bonilla Pirates DH 4 Cecil Fielder Tigers 1B
5 Andre Dawson Cubs RF 5 Danny Tartabull Royals DH
6 Ivan Calderón Expos LF 6 Dave Henderson Athletics RF
7 Chris Sabo Reds 3B 7 Ken Griffey, Jr. Mariners CF
8 Benito Santiago Padres C 8 Sandy Alomar, Jr. Indians C
9 Ozzie Smith Cardinals SS 9 Roberto Alomar Blue Jays 2B
Tom Glavine Braves P Jack Morris Twins P

Game summary

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
American League 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 - 4 8 0

WP: Jimmy Key (1-0)  LP: Dennis Martinez (0-1)  SV: Dennis Eckersley (1)  
HRs:  NL – Andre Dawson (1)  AL – Cal Ripken, Jr. (1)

Footnotes and references

  1. ^ Player declined or was unable to play.

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