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The 1972 All-Star Game was held on Tuesday, July 25, 1972. The National League won the forty-third midsummer classic by a score of 4 to 3 in 10 innings. The game was held at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, GA in front of 53,107 fans. The MVP was Joe Morgan of the Reds.





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[edit] The Teams

[edit] American League

The American League team was led by manager Earl Weaver and coaches Bob Lemon and Dick Williams.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Dick Allen Chicago White Sox 1B Fan's Selection
Luis Aparicio Boston Red Sox SS Fan's Selection replaced due to injury
Sal Bando Oakland Athletics 3B
Bert Campaneris Oakland Athletics SS did not play
Rod Carew Minnesota Twins 2B Fan's Selection
Norm Cash Detroit Tigers 1B
Joe Coleman Detroit Tigers P replaced due to injury
Pat Dobson Baltimore Orioles P did not play
Carlton Fisk Boston Red Sox C
Bill Freehan Detroit Tigers C Fan's Selection
Bobby Grich Baltimore Orioles SS
Toby Harrah Texas Rangers SS replaced due to injury
Ken Holtzman Oakland Athletics P did not play
Catfish Hunter Oakland Athletics P did not play
Reggie Jackson Oakland Athletics OF Fan's Selection
Mickey Lolich Detroit Tigers P
Carlos May Chicago White Sox OF did not play
Dave McNally Baltimore Orioles P
Bobby Murcer New York Yankees OF Fan's Selection
Amos Otis Kansas City Royals OF replaced due to injury
Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles P Fan's Selection
Freddie Patek Kansas City Royals SS replaced due to injury
Gaylord Perry Cleveland Indians P
Lou Piniella Kansas City Royals OF
Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles 3B Fan's Selection
Ellie Rodriguez Milwaukee Brewers C did not play
Cookie Rojas Kansas City Royals 2B
Joe Rudi Oakland Athletics OF
Nolan Ryan California Angels P did not play
Richie Scheinblum Kansas City Royals OF
Reggie Smith Boston Red Sox OF
Wilbur Wood Chicago White Sox P
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox OF Fan's Selection

[edit] National League

The National League team was led by manager Danny Murtaugh and coaches Charlie Fox and Red Schoendienst.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Hank Aaron Atlanta Braves OF Fan's Selection
Glenn Beckert Chicago Cubs 2B
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds C Fan's Selection
Steve Blass Pittsburgh Pirates P
Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals OF did not play
Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies P
Clay Carroll Cincinnati Reds P did not play
Cesar Cedeno Houston Astros OF
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates OF Fan's Selection replaced due to injury
Nate Colbert San Diego Padres 1B
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals P Fan's Selection
Fergie Jenkins Chicago Cubs P did not play
Don Kessinger Chicago Cubs SS Fan's Selection
Lee May Houston Astros 1B Fan's Selection
Willie Mays New York Mets OF
Tug McGraw New York Mets P
Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds 2B Fan's Selection
Gary Nolan Cincinnati Reds P replaced due to injury
Al Oliver Pittsburgh Pirates OF
Manny Sanguillen Pittsburgh Pirates C
Ron Santo Chicago Cubs 3B
Tom Seaver New York Mets P did not play
Ted Simmons St. Louis Cardinals C did not play
Chris Speier San Francisco Giants SS
Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates OF Fan's Selection
Bill Stoneman Montreal Expos P
Don Sutton Los Angeles Dodgers P
Joe Torre St. Louis Cardinals 3B Fan's Selection
Billy Williams Chicago Cubs OF

[edit] The Game

[edit] Starting Lineups

American League Batting
Order
National League
Player Position Team Player Position Team
Rod Carew 2B Minnesota Twins 1 Joe Morgan 2B Cincinnati Reds
Bobby Murcer OF New York Yankees 2 Willie Mays OF New York Mets
Reggie Jackson OF Oakland Athletics 3 Hank Aaron OF Atlanta Braves
Dick Allen 1B Chicago White Sox 4 Willie Stargell OF Pittsburgh Pirates
Carl Yastrzemski OF Boston Red Sox 5 Johnny Bench C Cincinnati Reds
Bobby Grich SS Baltimore Orioles 6 Lee May 1B Houston Astros
Brooks Robinson 3B Baltimore Orioles 7 Joe Torre 3B St. Louis Cardinals
Bill Freehan C Detroit Tigers 8 Don Kessinger SS Chicago Cubs
Jim Palmer P Baltimore Orioles 9 Bob Gibson P St. Louis Cardinals

[edit] Line Score

July 25, 1972 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (53107), night game - Retrosheet Boxscore

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

Pitchers

American: Jim Palmer - Mickey Lolich - Gaylord Perry - Wilbur Wood - Dave McNally (L)

National: Bob Gibson - Steve Blass - Don Sutton - Steve Carlton - Bill Stoneman - Tug McGraw (W)

Home Runs

American: Cookie Rojas (8th)

National: Hank Aaron (6th)

Umpires

HP: Stan Landes, 1B: Lou DiMuro, 2B: Lee Weyer, 3B: Jerry Neudecker, LF: Jerry Dale, RF: Bill Kunkel

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