1968 All-Star Game
The 1968 All-Star Game was played on Tuesday, July 9, 1968. The National League won the thirty-ninth midsummer classic by a score of 1 to 0. The game was played at Astrodome in Houston, TX in front of 48,321 fans. The MVP was Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants.
The American League team was led by manager Dick Williams and coaches Cal Ermer and Mayo Smith.
The National League team was led by manager Red Schoendienst and coaches Dave Bristol and Herman Franks.
|Jim Fregosi||SS||California Angels||1||Willie Mays||OF||San Francisco Giants|
|Rod Carew||2B||Minnesota Twins||2||Curt Flood||OF||St. Louis Cardinals|
|Carl Yastrzemski||OF||Boston Red Sox||3||Willie McCovey||1B||San Francisco Giants|
|Frank Howard||OF||Washington Senators||4||Hank Aaron||OF||Atlanta Braves|
|Willie Horton||OF||Detroit Tigers||5||Ron Santo||3B||Chicago Cubs|
|Harmon Killebrew||1B||Minnesota Twins||6||Tommy Helms||2B||Cincinnati Reds|
|Bill Freehan||C||Detroit Tigers||7||Jerry Grote||C||New York Mets|
|Brooks Robinson||3B||Baltimore Orioles||8||Don Kessinger||SS||Chicago Cubs|
|Luis Tiant||P||Cleveland Indians||9||Don Drysdale||P||Los Angeles Dodgers|
July 9, 1968 at Astrodome (48321), night game - Retrosheet Boxscore
American: Luis Tiant (L) - Blue Moon Odom - Denny McLain - Sam McDowell - Mel Stottlemyre - Tommy John
National: Don Drysdale (W) - Juan Marichal - Steve Carlton - Tom Seaver - Ron Reed - Jerry Koosman (S)
HP: Shag Crawford (NL), 1B: Larry Napp (AL), 2B: Mel Steiner (NL), 3B: Bill Kinnamon (AL), LF: Jim Odom (AL), RF: Harry Wendelstedt (NL)
- Brendan Bingham: "The 1968 All-Star Game", in Cecilia Tan, ed.: Baseball in the Space Age: Houston since 1961, The National Pastime, SABR, 2014, pp. 46-49.
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