History: 1937 All-Star Game
Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NL 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 13 0
AL 0 0 2 3 1 2 0 0 x 8 13 2

All-Star Moment: Lou Gehrig opens scoring with two-run home run in third.

MVP N/A
Derby Winner N/A
Top Vote Getter N/A
Stadium Griffith Stadium
AL Starter Lefty Gomez
AL Manager Joe McCarthy
NL Starter Dizzy Dean
NL Manager Bill Terry
President Franklin D. Roosevelt was on hand for the fifth edition of the Midsummer Classic and the first to be staged in Washington, D.C. The American League cruised to an easy victory on the strength of a homer and four RBIs from Lou Gehrig and three scoreless innings from Lefty Gomez.

National League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Waner, RF 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000
Herman, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .400
Vaughan, 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 4 .400
Medwick, LF 5 1 4 1 0 0 1 .800
Demaree, CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .200
Mize, 1B 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000
Hartnett, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333
1-Whitehead, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mancuso, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bartell, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
Dean, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Hubbell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Blanton, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
a-Ott, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Grissom, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
b-Collins, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Mungo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
c-Moore, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Walters, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 41 3 13 3 0 0 18  
  • a-Doubled for Blanton in the 5th. b-Singled for Grissom in the 6th. c-Grounded into a forceout for Mungo in the 8th.
    1-Ran for Hartnett in the 6th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Medwick 2 (2, Bridges, Harder), Ott (1, Bridges).
    TB: Vaughan 2; Collins; Ott 2; Hartnett; Demaree; Herman 2; Bartell; Medwick 6.
    RBI: Medwick (1), Waner (1), Mize (1).
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mize; Herman; Vaughan; Demaree 3.
    Team RISP: 2-for-10.
    Team LOB: 11.

    FIELDING
    Outfield assists: Waner (Gehrig at 3rd base).
    DP: (Bartell-Mize).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Dean, P
(L, 0-1)
3.0 4 2 2 1 2 1 6.00
Hubbell, P
0.2 3 3 3 1 1 0 40.50
Blanton, P
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Grissom, P
1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 9.00
Mungo, P
2.0 2 2 2 2 1 0 9.00
Walters, P
1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Total 8.0 13 8 8 4 7 1  

American League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rolfe, 3B 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 .500
Gehringer, 2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .600
DiMaggio, RF 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .250
Gehrig, 1B 4 1 2 4 0 2 1 .500
Averill, CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .333
Cronin, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250
Dickey, C 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .667
West, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .250
Gomez, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
Bridges, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
a-Foxx, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Harder, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 35 8 13 8 4 7 15  
  • a-Grounded out for Bridges in the 6th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Cronin (1, Grissom), Dickey (1, Grissom), Gehrig (1, Mungo).
    3B: Rolfe (1, Hubbell).
    HR: Gehrig (1, 3rd inning off Dean, 1 on, 2 out).
    TB: Gehringer 3; Gehrig 6; Cronin 2; West; Dickey 3; Averill; DiMaggio; Rolfe 4.
    RBI: Gehrig 4 (4), Rolfe 2 (2), Gehringer (1), Dickey (1).
    2-out RBI: Gehrig 4; Rolfe 2; Gehringer; Dickey.
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomez; West; DiMaggio.
    Team RISP: 4-for-10.
    Team LOB: 7.

    FIELDING
    E: Rolfe 2 (2, fielding, fielding).
    Outfield assists: DiMaggio (Whitehead at home).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gomez, P
(W, 1-0)
3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bridges, P
(H, 1)
3.0 7 3 3 0 0 0 9.00
Harder, P
(S, 1)
3.0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Total 9.0 13 3 3 0 0 0  
Game Scores: Dean 44, Gomez 57.
Groundouts-flyouts: Dean 4-2, Hubbell 0-1, Blanton 0-0, Grissom 0-0, Mungo 1-1, Walters 1-0, Gomez 4-4, Bridges 5-3, Harder 8-1.
Batters faced: Dean 14, Hubbell 6, Blanton 1, Grissom 5, Mungo 8, Walters 5, Gomez 10, Bridges 17, Harder 14.
Inherited runners-scored: Blanton 1-0.
Umpires: HP: HP Umpire. 1B: Babe Pinelli. 2B: 2B Umpire. 3B: 3B Umpire.
Weather: 90 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, Varies.
T: 2:30.
Att: 31,391.
Venue: Griffith Stadium.
July 7, 1937
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