History: 1973 All-Star Game
Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NL 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 7 10 0
AL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0

All-Star Moment: MVP performance by Bobby Bonds includes two-run homer.

MVP Bobby Bonds (SF)
Derby Winner N/A
Top Vote Getter Johnny Bench - 1,738,557
Stadium Royals Stadium
AL Starter Catfish Hunter
AL Manager Dick Williams
NL Starter Rick Wise
NL Manager Sparky Anderson
The American League could muster just one run in a 7-1 drubbing at the hands of the National League. Bobby Bonds replaced starter Billy Williams in the fourth inning and then proceeded to smack a two-run home run in the fifth. Retiring after the season, Willie Mays appeared in his 20th and final All-Star Game.

National League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rose, LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Twitchell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Giusti, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
g-Mota, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Brewer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Morgan, 2B 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .333
Johnson, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Cedeno, CF 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 .333
Russell, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Aaron, 1B 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500
Torre, 1B-3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Williams, RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500
Bonds, RF 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000
Bench, C 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .333
d-Simmons, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Santo, 3B 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1.000
e-Colbert, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Fairly, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Speier, SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
b-Stargell, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
f-Mays, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Seaver, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Watson, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Wise, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
a-Evans, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Osteen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Sutton, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
c-Davis, PH-CF 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000
Total 34 7 10 7 5 6 13  
  • a-Walked for Wise in the 3rd. b-Struck out for Speier in the 6th. c-Homered for Sutton in the 6th. d-Struck out for Bench in the 7th. e-Popped out for Santo in the 8th. f-Struck out for Stargell in the 8th. g-Grounded into a forceout for Giusti in the 8th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Morgan (1, Singer), Bonds (1, Ryan).
    HR: Bench (1, 4th inning off Singer, 0 on, 0 out), Bonds (1, 5th inning off Singer, 1 on, 2 out), Davis (1, 6th inning off Ryan, 1 on, 1 out).
    TB: Williams; Davis 5; Bench 4; Santo; Morgan 2; Cedeno; Bonds 6; Aaron.
    RBI: Cedeno (1), Aaron (1), Bench (1), Bonds 2 (2), Davis 2 (2).
    2-out RBI: Bonds 2.
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Speier; Rose; Simmons.
    SAC: Osteen.
    GIDP: Morgan.
    Team RISP: 3-for-8.
    Team LOB: 6.

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wise, P
(W, 1-0)
2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.50
Osteen, P
2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Sutton, P
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Twitchell, P
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Giusti, P
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Seaver, P
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Brewer, P
(S, 1)
1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Total 9.0 5 1 1 3 5 0  

American League

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Campaneris, SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
Brinkman, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Carew, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Rojas, 2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Mayberry, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .333
Jackson, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .250
Blair, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Otis, CF 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000
May, CF-RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Murcer, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000
Fisk, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Munson, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Robinson, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Bando, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nelson, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
d-Horton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Hunter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Holtzman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Blyleven, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
a-Bell, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Singer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
b-Kelly, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
c-Spencer, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lyle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Fingers, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 32 1 5 1 3 5 17  
  • a-Tripled for Blyleven in the 3rd. b-Popped out for Singer in the 5th. c-Flied out for Ryan in the 7th. d-Struck out for Nelson in the 9th.
  • BATTING
    2B: Jackson (1, Wise), Mayberry (1, Twitchell).
    3B: Bell (1, Osteen).
    TB: Jackson 2; Otis 2; Mayberry 2; Bell 3.
    RBI: Otis (1).
    Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jackson 2; Robinson; Murcer.
    Team RISP: 1-for-10.
    Team LOB: 7.

    BASERUNNING
    SB: Otis (1, 2nd base off Osteen/Bench).

    FIELDING
    PB: Fisk (1).
    Outfield assists: Murcer (Cedeno at 3rd base).
    DP: (Rojas-Brinkman-Mayberry).

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hunter, P
1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Holtzman, P
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Blyleven, P
(L, 0-1)
1.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 18.00
Singer, P
2.0 3 3 3 1 2 2 13.50
Ryan, P
2.0 2 2 2 2 2 1 9.00
Lyle, P
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Fingers, P
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Total 9.0 10 7 7 5 6 3  
Game Scores: Wise 49, Hunter 53.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wise 2-2, Osteen 3-0, Sutton 2-0, Twitchell 1-0, Giusti 0-1, Seaver 3-0, Brewer 0-0, Hunter 1-0, Holtzman 2-0, Blyleven 2-0, Singer 3-0, Ryan 3-0, Lyle 1-0, Fingers 0-0.
Batters faced: Wise 8, Osteen 9, Sutton 3, Twitchell 4, Giusti 3, Seaver 4, Brewer 4, Hunter 5, Holtzman 3, Blyleven 6, Singer 10, Ryan 9, Lyle 4, Fingers 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Holtzman 1-0.
Umpires: HP: HP Umpire. 1B: 1B Umpire. 2B: 2B Umpire. 3B: 3B Umpire. LF: NO UMPIRE. RF: Robert Engel.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 40,849.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
July 24, 1973
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