History: 1942 All-Star Game

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

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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.
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