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The 1934 All-Star Game was held on Tuesday, July 10, 1934. The American League won the second midsummer classic by a score of 9 to 7. The game was held at Polo Grounds in New York, NY in front of 48,363 fans.

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[edit] The Teams

[edit] American League

The American League team was led by manager Joe Cronin and coaches Walter Johnson and Al Schacht.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Earl Averill Cleveland Indians OF
Tommy Bridges Detroit Tigers P did not play
Ben Chapman New York Yankees OF
Mickey Cochrane Detroit Tigers C
Joe Cronin Washington Senators SS Fan's Selection
Bill Dickey New York Yankees C Fan's Selection
Jimmy Dykes Chicago White Sox 3B did not play
Rick Ferrell Boston Red Sox C did not play
Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 3B Fan's Selection
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 1B Fan's Selection
Charlie Gehringer Detroit Tigers 2B Fan's Selection
Lefty Gomez New York Yankees P Fan's Selection
Mel Harder Cleveland Indians P
Pinky Higgins Philadelphia Athletics 3B did not play
Heinie Manush Washington Senators OF Fan's Selection
Red Ruffing New York Yankees P
Jack Russell Washington Senators P did not play
Babe Ruth New York Yankees OF Fan's Selection
Al Simmons Chicago White Sox OF Fan's Selection
Sam West St. Louis Browns OF

[edit] National League

The National League team was led by manager Bill Terry and coaches Bill McKechnie and Casey Stengel.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Wally Berger Boston Braves OF Fan's Selection
Kiki Cuyler Chicago Cubs OF replaced Moore
Dizzy Dean St. Louis Cardinals P
Fred Frankhouse Boston Braves P
Frankie Frisch St. Louis Cardinals 2B Fan's Selection
Gabby Hartnett Chicago Cubs C Fan's Selection
Billy Herman Chicago Cubs 2B
Carl Hubbell New York Giants P Fan's Selection
Travis Jackson New York Giants SS Fan's Selection
Chuck Klein Chicago Cubs OF
Al Lopez Brooklyn Dodgers C
Pepper Martin St. Louis Cardinals 3B
Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals OF Fan's Selection
Jo-Jo Moore New York Giants OF Fan's Selection replaced due to injury
Van Mungo Brooklyn Dodgers P
Mel Ott New York Giants OF
Bill Terry New York Giants 1B Fan's Selection
Pie Traynor Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Fan's Selection
Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates SS
Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates OF
Lon Warneke Chicago Cubs P

[edit] The Game

[edit] Starting Lineups

American League Batting
Order
National League
Player Position Team Player Position Team
Charlie Gehringer 2B Detroit Tigers 1 Frankie Frisch 2B St. Louis Cardinals
Heinie Manush OF Washington Senators 2 Pie Traynor 3B Pittsburgh Pirates
Babe Ruth OF New York Yankees 3 Joe Medwick OF St. Louis Cardinals
Lou Gehrig 1B New York Yankees 4 Kiki Cuyler OF Chicago Cubs
Jimmie Foxx 3B Philadelphia Athletics 5 Wally Berger OF Boston Braves
Al Simmons OF Chicago White Sox 6 Bill Terry 1B New York Giants
Joe Cronin SS Washington Senators 7 Travis Jackson SS New York Giants
Bill Dickey C New York Yankees 8 Gabby Hartnett C Chicago Cubs
Lefty Gomez P New York Yankees 9 Carl Hubbell P New York Giants

[edit] Line Score

July 10, 1934 at Polo Grounds (48363), day game - Retrosheet Boxscore

League 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 0 0 9 14 1
National 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 7 8 1

Pitchers

American: Lefty Gomez - Red Ruffing - Mel Harder (W)

National: Carl Hubbell - Lon Warneke - Van Mungo (L) - Dizzy Dean - Fred Frankhouse

Home Runs

American: None

National: Frankie Frisch (1st), Joe Medwick (3rd)

Umpires

HP: Cy Pfirman (NL), 1B: Brick Owens (AL), 2B: Dolly Stark (NL), 3B: George Moriarty (AL)

National League starting pitcher Carl Hubbell of the New York Giants struck out five consecutive batters, all future Hall of Famers (Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin). However, aided by a six run fifth inning, the American League won the All-Star Game 9-7.

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