1983 All-Star Game
The 1983 All-Star Game was played on Wednesday, July 6, 1983. The American League won the fifty-fourth midsummer classic by a score of 13 to 3. The game was played at Comiskey Park in Chicago, IL in front of 43,801 fans. The MVP was Fred Lynn of the California Angels. The game marked the fiftieth anniversary of the midsummer classic; the first All-Star Game had also been played in Comiskey Park, back in 1933.
Carl Yastrzemski and Johnny Bench were added to their respective teams at the request of Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, as both future Hall of Famers had announced that they would retire at the end of the season.
|National League|| Batting
|Steve Sax||2B||Los Angeles Dodgers||1||Rod Carew||1B||California Angels|
|Tim Raines||OF||Montreal Expos||2||Robin Yount||SS||Milwaukee Brewers|
|Andre Dawson||OF||Montreal Expos||3||Fred Lynn||OF||California Angels|
|Al Oliver||1B||Montreal Expos||4||Jim Rice||OF||Boston Red Sox|
|Dale Murphy||OF||Atlanta Braves||5||George Brett||3B||Kansas City Royals|
|Mike Schmidt||3B||Philadelphia Phillies||6||Ted Simmons||C||Milwaukee Brewers|
|Gary Carter||C||Montreal Expos||7||Dave Winfield||OF||New York Yankees|
|Ozzie Smith||SS||St. Louis Cardinals||8||Manny Trillo||2B||Cleveland Indians|
|Mario Soto||P||Cincinnati Reds||9||Dave Stieb||P||Toronto Blue Jays|
|Major League Baseball's All-Star Game
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