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The 1939 All-Star Game was held on Tuesday, July 11, 1939. The American League won the seventh midsummer classic by a score of 3 to 1. The game was held at Yankee Stadium in New York, NY in front of 62,892 fans.


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[edit] The Teams

[edit] American League

The American League team was led by manager Joe McCarthy and coaches Lena Blackburne and Art Fletcher.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Luke Appling Chicago White Sox SS did not play
Tommy Bridges Detroit Tigers P
George Case Washington Senators OF replaced due to injury
Doc Cramer Boston Red Sox OF Fan's Selection
Joe Cronin Boston Red Sox SS Fan's Selection
Frankie Crosetti New York Yankees SS did not play
Bill Dickey New York Yankees C Fan's Selection
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees OF Fan's Selection
Bob Feller Cleveland Indians P
Jimmie Foxx Boston Red Sox 1B did not play
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 1B replaced Case, did not play
Lefty Gomez New York Yankees P did not play
Joe Gordon New York Yankees 2B Fan's Selection
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers 1B Fan's Selection
Lefty Grove Boston Red Sox P did not play
Frankie Hayes Philadelphia Athletics C did not play
Rollie Hemsley Cleveland Indians C did not play
Myril Hoag St. Louis Browns OF
Indian Bob Johnson Philadelphia Athletics OF did not play
Ted Lyons Chicago White Sox P did not play
George McQuinn St. Louis Browns 1B did not play
Johnny Murphy New York Yankees P did not play
Bobo Newsom Detroit Tigers P did not play
Red Rolfe New York Yankees 3B Fan's Selection
Red Ruffing New York Yankees P Fan's Selection
George Selkirk New York Yankees OF Fan's Selection

[edit] National League

The National League team was led by manager Gabby Hartnett and coaches Red Corriden and Bill Terry.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Morrie Arnovich Philadelphia Phillies OF did not play
Dolph Camilli Brooklyn Dodgers 1B
Harry Danning New York Giants C did not play
Curt Davis St. Louis Cardinals P did not play
Paul Derringer Cincinnati Reds P Fan's Selection
Lou Fette Boston Bees P
Lonny Frey Cincinnati Reds 2B Fan's Selection
Ival Goodman Cincinnati Reds OF Fan's Selection
Stan Hack Chicago Cubs 3B Fan's Selection
Billy Herman Chicago Cubs 2B
Billy Jurges New York Giants SS did not play
Cookie Lavagetto Brooklyn Dodgers 3B did not play
Bill Lee Chicago Cubs P
Ernie Lombardi Cincinnati Reds C Fan's Selection
Frank McCormick Cincinnati Reds 1B Fan's Selection
Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals OF Fan's Selection
Johnny Mize St. Louis Cardinals 1B
Terry Moore St. Louis Cardinals OF
Mel Ott New York Giants OF Fan's Selection
Babe Phelps Brooklyn Dodgers C
Johnny Vander Meer Cincinnati Reds P did not play
Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates SS Fan's Selection
Bucky Walters Cincinnati Reds P did not play
Lon Warneke St. Louis Cardinals P did not play
Whit Wyatt Brooklyn Dodgers P did not play

[edit] The Game

[edit] Starting Lineups

National League Batting
Order
American League
Player Position Team Player Position Team
Stan Hack 3B Chicago Cubs 1 Doc Cramer OF Boston Red Sox
Lonny Frey 2B Cincinnati Reds 2 Red Rolfe 3B New York Yankees
Ival Goodman OF Cincinnati Reds 3 Joe DiMaggio OF New York Yankees
Frank McCormick 1B Cincinnati Reds 4 Bill Dickey C New York Yankees
Ernie Lombardi C Cincinnati Reds 5 Hank Greenberg 1B Detroit Tigers
Joe Medwick OF St. Louis Cardinals 6 Joe Cronin SS Boston Red Sox
Mel Ott OF New York Giants 7 George Selkirk OF New York Yankees
Arky Vaughan SS Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Joe Gordon 2B New York Yankees
Paul Derringer P Cincinnati Reds 9 Red Ruffing P New York Yankees

[edit] Line Score

July 11, 1939 at Yankee Stadium (62892), day game - Retrosheet Boxscore

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

Pitchers

National: Paul Derringer - Bill Lee (L) - Lou Fette

American: Red Ruffing - Tommy Bridges (W) - Bob Feller

Home Runs

National: None

American: Joe DiMaggio (5th)

Umpires

HP: Cal Hubbard (AL), 1B: Larry Goetz (NL), 2B: Eddie Rommel (AL), 3B: George Magerkurth (NL)

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