History: 1940 All-Star Game

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

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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.
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