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The 1940 All-Star Game was held on Tuesday, July 9, 1940. The National League won the eighth midsummer classic by a score of 4 to 0. The game was held at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis, MO in front of 32,373 fans.


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[edit] The Teams

[edit] American League

The American League team was led by manager Joe Cronin and coaches Del Baker and Tom Daly.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Luke Appling Chicago White Sox SS Fan's Selection
Lou Boudreau Cleveland Indians SS
Tommy Bridges Detroit Tigers P did not play
Doc Cramer Boston Red Sox OF 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
Lou Finney Boston Red Sox OF
Jimmie Foxx Boston Red Sox 1B Fan's Selection
Joe Gordon New York Yankees 2B Fan's Selection
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers OF
Frankie Hayes Philadelphia Athletics C
Rollie Hemsley Cleveland Indians C
Indian Bob Johnson Philadelphia Athletics OF did not play
Charlie Keller New York Yankees OF Fan's Selection
Ken Keltner Cleveland Indians 3B
Dutch Leonard Washington Senators P did not play
Ray Mack Cleveland Indians 2B
George McQuinn St. Louis Browns 1B did not play
Al Milnar Cleveland Indians P did not play
Bobo Newsom Detroit Tigers P
Monte Pearson New York Yankees P did not play
Red Rolfe New York Yankees 3B Fan's Selection replaced due to injury
Red Ruffing New York Yankees P Fan's Selection
Cecil Travis Washington Senators 3B replaced Rolfe
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox OF Fan's Selection

[edit] National League

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

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Pete Coscarart Brooklyn Dodgers 2B
Harry Danning New York Giants C
Paul Derringer Cincinnati Reds P Fan's Selection
Leo Durocher Brooklyn Dodgers SS did not play
Larry French Chicago Cubs P
Billy Herman Chicago Cubs 2B Fan's Selection
Kirby Higbe Philadelphia Phillies P did not play
Carl Hubbell New York Giants P
Billy Jurges New York Giants SS replaced due to injury
Cookie Lavagetto Brooklyn Dodgers 3B Fan's Selection
Hank Leiber Chicago Cubs OF replaced due to injury
Ernie Lombardi Cincinnati Reds C Fan's Selection
Pinky May Philadelphia Phillies 3B
Frank McCormick Cincinnati Reds 1B
Joe Medwick Brooklyn Dodgers OF Fan's Selection
Eddie Miller Boston Bees SS replaced Jurges
Johnny Mize St. Louis Cardinals 1B Fan's Selection
Jo-Jo Moore New York Giants OF
Terry Moore St. Louis Cardinals OF Fan's Selection
Hugh Mulcahy Philadelphia Phillies P did not play
Bill Nicholson Chicago Cubs OF replaced Leiber
Mel Ott New York Giants OF
Babe Phelps Brooklyn Dodgers C
Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates SS Fan's Selection
Bucky Walters Cincinnati Reds P
Max West Boston Bees OF Fan's Selection
Whit Wyatt Brooklyn Dodgers P

[edit] The Game

[edit] Starting Lineups

American League Batting
Order
National League
Player Position Team Player Position Team
Cecil Travis 3B Washington Senators 1 Arky Vaughan SS Pittsburgh Pirates
Ted Williams OF Boston Red Sox 2 Billy Herman 2B Chicago Cubs
Charlie Keller OF New York Yankees 3 Max West OF Boston Bees
Joe DiMaggio OF New York Yankees 4 Johnny Mize 1B St. Louis Cardinals
Jimmie Foxx 1B Boston Red Sox 5 Ernie Lombardi C Cincinnati Reds
Luke Appling SS Chicago White Sox 6 Joe Medwick OF Brooklyn Dodgers
Bill Dickey C New York Yankees 7 Cookie Lavagetto 3B Brooklyn Dodgers
Joe Gordon 2B New York Yankees 8 Terry Moore OF St. Louis Cardinals
Red Ruffing P New York Yankees 9 Paul Derringer P Cincinnati Reds

[edit] Line Score

July 9, 1940 at Sportsman's Park (32373), day game - Retrosheet Boxscore

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

Pitchers

American: Red Ruffing (L) - Bobo Newsom - Bob Feller

National: Paul Derringer (W) - Bucky Walters - Whit Wyatt - Larry French - Carl Hubbell

Home Runs

American: None

National: Max West (1st)

Umpires

HP: Beans Reardon (NL), 1B: George Pipgras (AL), 2B: Bill Stewart (NL), 3B: Steve Basil (AL)

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