History: 1969 All-Star Game
Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NL 1 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 11 0
AL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 2

All-Star Moment: Denny McLain misses start after arriving late; NL capitalizes.

MVP Willie McCovey (SF)
Derby Winner N/A
Top Vote Getter N/A
Stadium Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
AL Starter Mel Stottlemyre
AL Manager Mayo Smith
NL Starter Steve Carlton
NL Manager Red Schoendienst
The National League blitzed the American League from the start of this game, scoring nine runs over the first four innings to cruise to victory. Johnny Bench hit a homer off the facing of RFK Stadium's second deck and Willie McCovey, who won the Most Valuable Player Award, belted a pair of home runs to lead the NL to a seventh consecutive victory.

National League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Alou, CF 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .500
Kessinger, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
b-Mays, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Menke, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Aaron, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .250
Singer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Beckert, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
McCovey, 1B 4 2 2 3 0 1 1 .500
May, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Santo, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Perez, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Jones, LF 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .500
Rose, LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bench, C 3 2 2 2 1 0 1 .667
Hundley, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Millan, 2B 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .250
Koosman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dierker, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Niekro, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Carlton, P 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 .500
Gibson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
a-Banks, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Clemente, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Total 40 9 11 8 3 10 12  
  • a-Lined out for Gibson in the 5th. b-Flied out for Kessinger in the 5th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Millan (1, Odom), Carlton (1, Odom).
    HR: Bench (1, 2nd inning off Stottlemyre, 1 on, 0 out), McCovey 2 (2, 3rd inning off Odom, 1 on, 0 out; 4th inning off McLain, 0 on, 1 out).
    TB: Jones 2; McCovey 8; Millan 2; Alou 2; Carlton 2; Bench 5; Aaron.
    RBI: Bench 2 (2), McCovey 3 (3), Millan 2 (2), Carlton (1).
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Santo; Kessinger; Millan.
    Team RISP: 2-for-8.
    Team LOB: 7.

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Carlton, P
(W, 1-0)
3.0 2 2 2 1 2 2 6.00
Gibson, P
1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 9.00
Singer, P
2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Koosman, P
1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Dierker, P
0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Niekro, P
(S, 1)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Total 9.0 6 3 3 2 7 2  

American League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Carew, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Andrews, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Jackson, CF-RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Yastrzemski, LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Robinson, RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Blair, CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Powell, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
Howard, LF 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.000
1-Smith, PR-LF-RF 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Bando, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
McDowell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Culp, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
c-White, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Petrocelli, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .333
Fregosi, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Freehan, C 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000
Roseboro, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
d-May, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Stottlemyre, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Odom, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Knowles, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
a-Killebrew, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
McLain, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
b-Mincher, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
McNally, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Robinson, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Total 33 3 6 3 2 7 9  
  • a-Flied out for Knowles in the 3rd. b-Struck out for McLain in the 4th. c-Struck out for Culp in the 9th. d-Struck out for Roseboro in the 9th.
    1-Ran for Howard in the 4th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Petrocelli (1, Koosman).
    HR: Howard (1, 2nd inning off Carlton, 0 on, 1 out), Freehan (1, 3rd inning off Carlton, 0 on, 0 out).
    TB: Petrocelli 2; Howard 4; Freehan 5; Bando; Powell.
    RBI: Howard (1), Freehan 2 (2).
    2-out RBI: Freehan.
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mincher; Andrews.
    Team RISP: 1-for-6.
    Team LOB: 5.

    FIELDING
    E: Howard (1, fielding), Petrocelli (1, fielding).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stottlemyre, P
(L, 0-1)
2.0 4 3 2 0 1 1 9.00
Odom, P
0.1 5 5 4 0 0 1 108.00
Knowles, P
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
McLain, P
1.0 1 1 1 2 2 1 9.00
McNally, P
2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
McDowell, P
2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.00
Culp, P
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Total 9.0 11 9 7 3 10 3  
Game Scores: Carlton 48, Stottlemyre 39.
WP: Stottlemyre.
Groundouts-flyouts: Carlton 2-4, Gibson 0-1, Singer 2-2, Koosman 1-3, Dierker 0-0, Niekro 1-0, Stottlemyre 5-1, Odom 2-0, Knowles 2-0, McLain 0-1, McNally 1-2, McDowell 1-1, Culp 0-0.
Batters faced: Carlton 12, Gibson 6, Singer 6, Koosman 6, Dierker 2, Niekro 3, Stottlemyre 11, Odom 7, Knowles 2, McLain 6, McNally 8, McDowell 6, Culp 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Knowles 1-0.
Umpires: HP: HP Umpire. 1B: 1B Umpire. 2B: 2B Umpire. 3B: Tom Gorman. LF: NO UMPIRE. RF: 3B Umpire.
Weather: 90 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, Varies.
T: 2:38.
Att: 45,259.
Venue: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium.
July 23, 1969
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