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1999 MLB All-Star Game
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
American League 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 4 6 2
Date July 13, 1999
Venue Fenway Park
City Boston, Massachusetts
Managers National League - Bruce Bochy (SD)
American League - Joe Torre (NYY)
MVP Pedro Martínez (BOS)
Attendance 34,187
First pitch Ted Williams
Television Fox
TV announcers Joe Buck, Tim McCarver, Bob Brenly
Radio ESPN
Radio announcers Charley Steiner, Dave Campbell

The 1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 70th 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 13, 1999 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, the home of the Boston Red Sox of the American League. The game resulted in a win for the American League by the final score of 4-1.

Contents

Rosters

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

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National League

Elected starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Mike Piazza Mets 7
1B Mark McGwire Cardinals 11
2B Jay Bell Diamondbacks 2
3B Matt Williams Diamondbacks 5
SS Barry Larkin Reds 10
OF Tony Gwynn[1] Padres 15
OF Sammy Sosa Cubs 3
OF Larry Walker Rockies 4
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P Andy Ashby Padres 2
P Kent Bottenfield Cardinals 1
P Paul Byrd Phillies 1
P Mike Hampton Astros 1
P Trevor Hoffman Padres 2
P Randy Johnson Diamondbacks 6
P José Lima Astros 1
P Kevin Millwood Braves 1
P Robb Nen[1] Giants 2
P Curt Schilling Phillies 3
P Billy Wagner Astros 1
P Scott Williamson Reds 1
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Mike Lieberthal Phillies 1
C Dave Nilsson Brewers 1
1B Jeff Bagwell Astros 4
1B Sean Casey Reds 1
2B Jeff Kent Giants 1
SS Alex González Marlins 1
3B Phil Nevin Padres 1
3B Ed Sprague Pirates 1
OF Jeromy Burnitz Brewers 1
OF Luis Gonzalez Diamondbacks 1
OF Vladimir Guerrero Expos 1
OF Brian Jordan Braves 1
OF Gary Sheffield Dodgers 5

American League

Elected starters
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Iván Rodríguez Rangers 8
1B Jim Thome Indians 3
2B Roberto Alomar Indians 10
3B Cal Ripken, Jr. Orioles 17
SS Nomar Garciaparra Red Sox 2
OF Ken Griffey, Jr. Mariners 10
OF Kenny Lofton Indians 6
OF Manny Ramírez Indians 3
DH Rafael Palmeiro Rangers 4
Pitchers
Position Player Team All-Star Games
P David Cone Yankees 5
P Roberto Hernández Devil Rays 2
P Pedro Martínez Red Sox 4
P Mike Mussina Orioles 5
P Charles Nagy Indians 3
P Troy Percival Angels 3
P Mariano Rivera Yankees 2
P José Rosado Royals 2
P John Wetteland Rangers 3
P Jeff Zimmerman Rangers 1
Reserves
Position Player Team All-Star Games
C Brad Ausmus Tigers 1
1B Ron Coomer Twins 1
2B José Offerman Red Sox 2
3B Tony Fernández Blue Jays 5
SS Derek Jeter Yankees 2
SS Omar Vizquel Indians 2
OF Shawn Green Blue Jays 1
OF Magglio Ordóñez White Sox 1
OF B.J. Surhoff Orioles 1
OF Bernie Williams Yankees 3
DH Harold Baines Orioles 6
DH José Canseco Devil Rays 6
DH John Jaha Athletics 1

Game

Umpires

Home Plate Jim Evans
First Base Terry Tata
Second Base Dale Ford
Third Base Angel Hernandez

Starting lineups

National League American League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Barry Larkin Reds SS 1 Kenny Lofton Indians LF
2 Larry Walker Rockies RF 2 Nomar Garciaparra Red Sox SS
3 Sammy Sosa Cubs CF 3 Ken Griffey, Jr. Mariners CF
4 Mark McGwire Cardinals 1B 4 Manny Ramírez Indians RF
5 Matt Williams Diamondbacks 3B 5 Jim Thome Indians 1B
6 Jeff Bagwell Astros DH 6 Cal Ripken, Jr. Orioles 3B
7 Mike Piazza Mets C 7 Rafael Palmeiro Rangers DH
8 Jeromy Burnitz Brewers LF 8 Iván Rodríguez Rangers C
9 Jay Bell Diamondbacks 2B 9 Roberto Alomar Indians 2B
Curt Schilling Phillies P Pedro Martínez Red Sox P

Game summary

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

WP: Pedro Martínez (1-0)  LP: Curt Schilling (0-1)  SV: John Wetteland (1)  

Home Run Derby

Fenway Park, Boston—N.L. 39, A.L. 23
Player Team Round 1 Semis Finals Total
United States Ken Griffey, Jr. Seattle 3 10 3 16
United States Jeromy Burnitz Milwaukee 6 6 2 14
United States Mark McGwire St. Louis 13 3 16
United States Jeff Bagwell Houston 5 1 6
United States Larry Walker Colorado 2 2
United States Nomar Garciaparra Boston 2 2
United States B.J. Surhoff Baltimore 2 2
United States Shawn Green Toronto 2 2
Dominican Republic Sammy Sosa Chicago (N) 1 1
United States John Jaha Oakland 1 1

Notes

  • Both the American and National League Starting Pitchers would be on the Red Sox 2004 World Series Championship team.
  • The Yankees–Red Sox rivalry was magnified with two instances. Joe Torre was the manager of the American League team because the Yankees were the American League Champions the year before. Yankees SS Derek Jeter was brought into the game to replace starting SS, Nomar Garciaparra (of the Red Sox). Jeter was brought in after Garciaparra already had taken the field. Torre did this so the fans at Fenway would cheer for Nomar leaving the field and not boo Jeter taking the field to start the inning. Jeter, when coming to bat, did a tribute to Garciaparra by mimmicking his batting stance.
  • Hall of Famer Ted Williams threw out the first pitch of the all star game. Before throwing the first pitch he was announced at Fenway as the greatest hitter of all time.

References

  1. ^ a b Player decline or was unable to play.

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