History: 1940 All-Star Game
Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
NL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 x 4 7 0

All-Star Moment: NL pitchers dominate for first shutout in All-Star Game history.

MVP N/A
Derby Winner N/A
Top Vote Getter N/A
Stadium Sportsman's Park
AL Starter Red Ruffing
AL Manager Joe Cronin
NL Starter Paul Derringer
NL Manager Bill McKechnie
The National League started off the new decade in style with the first All-Star Game shutout. An unlikely hero emerged, as Boston Bees outfielder Max West ripped a three-run homer in the first inning off Yankees right-hander Red Ruffing. It was the only career All-Star Game at-bat for West, who hit seven homers that season; an injury forced him from the Classic the following inning.

American League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Travis, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Keltner, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Williams, LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Finney, LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Keller, RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Greenberg, RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
DiMaggio, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Foxx, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Appling, SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .667
Boudreau, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dickey, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Hayes, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Hemsley, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Gordon, 2B 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
a-Mack, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Ruffing, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Newsom, P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Feller, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Total 29 0 3 0 2 7 10  
  • a-Struck out for Gordon in the 8th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Appling (1, Derringer).
    TB: Appling 3; Newsom.
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gordon.
    GIDP: Travis.
    Team RISP: 0-for-2.
    Team LOB: 4.

    FIELDING
    E: Hemsley (1, missed catch).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ruffing, P
(L, 0-1)
3.0 5 3 3 0 2 1 9.00
Newsom, P
3.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Feller, P
2.0 1 1 1 2 3 0 4.50
Total 8.0 7 4 4 3 6 1  

National League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Vaughan, SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333
Miller, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Herman, 2B 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 1.000
Coscarart, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
West, RF 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.000
Nicholson, RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Ott, RF 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Mize, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
McCormick, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lombardi, C 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500
Phelps, C 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Danning, C 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
Medwick, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Moore, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Lavagetto, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
May, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Moore, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000
Derringer, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Walters, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Wyatt, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
French, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Hubbell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 29 4 7 4 3 6 13  
  • BATTING
    HR: West (1, 1st inning off Ruffing, 2 on, 0 out).
    TB: Vaughan; West 4; Herman 3; Danning; Lombardi.
    RBI: West 3 (3), Danning (1).
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lombardi; Coscarart; Moore.
    SAC: French; McCormick.
    Team RISP: 2-for-8.
    Team LOB: 7.

    FIELDING
    DP: (Coscarart-Miller-McCormick).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Derringer, P
(W, 1-0)
2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0.00
Walters, P
2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Wyatt, P
2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
French, P
(H, 1)
2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Hubbell, P
(S, 1)
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Total 9.0 3 0 0 2 7 0  
Game Scores: Ruffing 39, Derringer 56.
HBP: May (by Feller).
Groundouts-flyouts: Ruffing 1-3, Newsom 0-5, Feller 3-0, Derringer 2-1, Walters 4-2, Wyatt 4-0, French 0-0, Hubbell 0-1.
Batters faced: Ruffing 14, Newsom 11, Feller 10, Derringer 8, Walters 6, Wyatt 6, French 7, Hubbell 4.
Umpires: HP: HP Umpire. 1B: 1B Umpire. 2B: 2B Umpire. 3B: 3B Umpire.
Weather: 80 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 1:53.
Att: 32,373.
Venue: Sportsman's Park II.
July 9, 1940
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