History: 1942 All-Star Game
Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
AL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 1

All-Star Moment: Rudy York hits a 2 run home run in the first to give the AL all the needed offense.

MVP N/A
Derby Winner N/A
Top Vote Getter N/A
Stadium Polo Grounds
AL Starter Spud Chandler
AL Manager Joe McCarthy
NL Starter Mort Cooper
NL Manager Leo Durocher
Indians shortstop Lou Boudreau smacked a leadoff home run and the American League scored three runs in the first inning to win for the seventh time in 10 All-Star Games. Dodgers catcher Mickey Owen mashed a pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning for the National League. While the United States had already been involved in World War II for months, most big leaguers had not yet been drafted or enlisted into the Armed Forces.

American League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Boudreau, SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .250
Henrich, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .250
Williams, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
DiMaggio, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .500
York, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .250
Gordon, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .000
Keltner, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
Tebbetts, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Chandler, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
a-Johnson, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Benton, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 35 3 7 3 0 8 11  
  • a-Singled for Chandler in the 5th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Henrich (1, Cooper).
    HR: Boudreau (1, 1st inning off Cooper, 0 on, 0 out), York (1, 1st inning off Cooper, 1 on, 2 out).
    TB: York 4; Johnson; Boudreau 4; DiMaggio 2; Henrich 2; Williams.
    RBI: Boudreau (1), York 2 (2).
    2-out RBI: York 2.
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Keltner.
    Team RISP: 1-for-5.
    Team LOB: 5.

    FIELDING
    PB: Tebbetts (1).
    DP: 2 (Gordon-Boudreau-York, Boudreau-York).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chandler, P
(W, 1-0)
4.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Benton, P
(S, 1)
5.0 4 1 1 2 1 1 1.80
Total 9.0 6 1 1 2 3 1  

National League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Brown, 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Herman, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Vaughan, 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Elliott, 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Reiser, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
Moore, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Mize, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
McCormick, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Ott, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
Medwick, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Slaughter, LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
Cooper, C 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
Lombardi, C 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Miller, SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Reese, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Cooper, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
a-Marshall, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Vander Meer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
b-Litwhiler, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Passeau, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
c-Owen, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
Walters, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 31 1 6 1 2 3 12  
  • a-Grounded into a forceout for Cooper in the 3rd. b-Singled for Vander Meer in the 6th. c-Homered for Passeau in the 8th.
  • BATTING
    HR: Owen (1, 8th inning off Benton, 0 on, 0 out).
    TB: Elliott; Owen 4; Cooper; Litwhiler; Slaughter; Reiser.
    RBI: Owen (1).
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ott; Reese.
    GIDP: Vaughan, Brown.
    Team RISP: 0-for-2.
    Team LOB: 6.

    FIELDING
    E: Brown (1, missed catch).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cooper, P
(L, 0-1)
3.0 4 3 3 0 2 2 9.00
Vander Meer, P
3.0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0.00
Passeau, P
2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Walters, P
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Total 9.0 7 3 3 0 8 2  
Game Scores: Chandler 60, Cooper 41.
HBP: Brown (by Chandler).
Groundouts-flyouts: Chandler 8-0, Benton 7-3, Cooper 2-3, Vander Meer 2-1, Passeau 2-2, Walters 1-0.
Batters faced: Chandler 14, Benton 20, Cooper 13, Vander Meer 12, Passeau 7, Walters 3.
Umpires: HP: HP Umpire. 1B: 1B Umpire. 2B: 2B Umpire. 3B: 3B Umpire.
Weather: 75 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 1 mph, Varies.
T: 2:07.
Att: 34,178.
Venue: Polo Grounds V.
July 6, 1942
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