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The 1978 All-Star Game was held on Tuesday, July 11, 1978. The National League won the forty-ninth midsummer classic by a score of 7 to 3. The game was held at San Diego Stadium in San Diego, CA in front of 51,549 fans. The MVP was Steve Garvey of the Dodgers.





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[edit] The Teams

[edit] American League

The American League team was led by manager Billy Martin and coaches Whitey Herzog and Don Zimmer.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
George Brett Kansas City Royals 3B Fan's Selection
Rick Burleson Boston Red Sox SS replaced due to injury
Rod Carew Minnesota Twins 1B Fan's Selection
Dwight Evans Boston Red Sox OF
Carlton Fisk Boston Red Sox C Fan's Selection
Mike Flanagan Baltimore Orioles P did not play
Rich Gossage New York Yankees P
Ron Guidry New York Yankees P
Larry Hisle Milwaukee Brewers OF
Roy Howell Toronto Blue Jays 3B
Reggie Jackson New York Yankees OF Fan's Selection replaced due to injury
Matt Keough Oakland Athletics P
Jim Kern Cleveland Indians P
Chet Lemon Chicago White Sox OF
Fred Lynn Boston Red Sox OF
Don Money Milwaukee Brewers 2B Fan's Selection
Thurman Munson New York Yankees C replaced due to injury
Eddie Murray Baltimore Orioles 1B did not play
Graig Nettles New York Yankees 3B
Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles P Fan's Selection
Freddie Patek Kansas City Royals SS Fan's Selection
Darrell Porter Kansas City Royals C
Jerry Remy Boston Red Sox 2B did not play
Craig Reynolds Seattle Mariners SS did not play
Jim Rice Boston Red Sox OF Fan's Selection
Lary Sorensen Milwaukee Brewers P
Jim Sundberg Texas Rangers C
Frank Tanana California Angels P did not play
Jason Thompson Detroit Tigers 1B
Frank White Kansas City Royals 2B
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox OF replaced due to injury
Richie Zisk Texas Rangers OF Fan's Selection

[edit] National League

The National League team was led by manager Tommy Lasorda and coaches Danny Ozark and Chuck Tanner.

Player Team Position Selection Notes
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds C Fan's Selection replaced due to injury
Vida Blue San Francisco Giants P Fan's Selection
Bob Boone Philadelphia Phillies C
Larry Bowa Philadelphia Phillies SS Fan's Selection
Jeff Burroughs Atlanta Braves OF did not play
Ron Cey Los Angeles Dodgers 3B
Jack Clark San Francisco Giants OF
Dave Concepcion Cincinnati Reds SS
Rollie Fingers San Diego Padres P
George Foster Cincinnati Reds OF Fan's Selection
Steve Garvey Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Fan's Selection
Ross Grimsley Montreal Expos P did not play
Tommy John Los Angeles Dodgers P did not play
Davey Lopes Los Angeles Dodgers 2B
Greg Luzinski Philadelphia Phillies OF Fan's Selection
Rick Monday Los Angeles Dodgers OF Fan's Selection
Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds 2B Fan's Selection
Phil Niekro Atlanta Braves P
Biff Pocoroba Atlanta Braves C
Terry Puhl Houston Astros OF did not play
Steve Rogers Montreal Expos P
Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds 3B Fan's Selection
Tom Seaver Cincinnati Reds P did not play
Ted Simmons St. Louis Cardinals C
Reggie Smith Los Angeles Dodgers OF
Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates 1B
Bruce Sutter Chicago Cubs P
Dave Winfield San Diego Padres OF
Pat Zachry New York Mets P did not play

[edit] The Game

[edit] Starting Lineups

American League Batting
Order
National League
Player Position Team Player Position Team
Rod Carew 1B Minnesota Twins 1 Pete Rose 3B Cincinnati Reds
George Brett 3B Kansas City Royals 2 Joe Morgan 2B Cincinnati Reds
Jim Rice OF Boston Red Sox 3 George Foster OF Cincinnati Reds
Richie Zisk OF Texas Rangers 4 Greg Luzinski OF Philadelphia Phillies
Carlton Fisk C Boston Red Sox 5 Steve Garvey 1B Los Angeles Dodgers
Fred Lynn OF Boston Red Sox 6 Ted Simmons C St. Louis Cardinals
Don Money 2B Milwaukee Brewers 7 Rick Monday OF Los Angeles Dodgers
Freddie Patek SS Kansas City Royals 8 Larry Bowa SS Philadelphia Phillies
Jim Palmer P Baltimore Orioles 9 Vida Blue P San Francisco Giants

[edit] Line Score

July 11, 1978 at San Diego Stadium (51549), night game - Retrosheet Boxscore

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

Pitchers

American: Jim Palmer - Matt Keough - Lary Sorensen - Jim Kern - Ron Guidry - Rich Gossage (L)

National: Vida Blue - Steve Rogers - Rollie Fingers - Bruce Sutter (W) - Phil Niekro

Home Runs

American: None

National: None

Umpires

HP: Paul Pryor, 1B: Nestor Chylak, 2B: Terry Tata, 3B: Bill Deegan, LF: Paul Runge, RF: Larry McCoy

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