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1951 ML Baseball All Star Game

 

Tuesday, July 10, 1951
Briggs Stadium, Detroit, Michigan

1951 All Star Game Ticket
Bleacher Ticket from 1951 All Star Game.
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1951 All Star Game Souvenir Program
Souvenir Program from 1951 All Star Game.
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Box Score from 1951 ML Baseball All Star Game

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R    H    E
NL All Stars 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 8    12    1
AL All Stars 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3    10    2

     WP:  Sal Maglie (1-0)   LP:  Ed Lopat (0-1)  S: Ewell Blackwell (1)       
Time of Game: 2:41  Attendance: 52,075

Starting Line-Ups
 American League            National League

Dom DiMaggio  CF Richie Ashburn  CF
Nellie Fox  2B Alvin Dark  SS
George Kell  3B Stan Musial  LF
Ted Williams  LF Jackie Robinson  2B
Yogi Berra C Gil Hodges  1B
Vic Wertz  RF Bob Elliott  3B
Ferris Fain  1B Del Ennis  RF
Chico Carrasquel  SS Roy Campanella  C
Ned Garver  P Robin Roberts  P

NL Manager Eddie Sawyer and AL Manager Casey Stengel. 1951 All Star Game.
NL manager Eddie Sawyer and AL manager Casey Stengel
shake hands prior to 1951 All Star Game.

Managers:
American League; Casey Stengel                                 National League; Eddie Sawyer
     coaches Bill Dickey and Tommy Henrich.                  coaches Benny Bengough, Dusty Cooke and Ralph Perkins.

Reserves
American League:
E. Robinson 1B, B. Doerr 2B, P. Rizzuto SS, V. Stephens 3B, J. Hegan C, L. Doby OF, `J. Busby OF, J. DiMaggio OF,
M. Minoso OF, Pitchers: R. Gumpert, B. Lemon, F. Hutchinson, E. Lopat, B. Shantz, C. Marrero, M. Parnell.
National League:
R. Schoendienst 2B, W. Jones 3B, P.Reese SS, B. Edwards C, R. Kiner OF, D. Snider OF, W. Westlake OF, J.Wyrostek OF,
 
Pitchers: S. Maglie, P. Roe, W.Spahn, D. Newcombe, E. Blackwell, L. Jansen, D. Leonard

                 American League Logo                            ;                                                 ;                          National League Logo

                                           

BATTING: AMERICAN LEAGUE: 2B: J. Hegan (1, off  E. Blackwell); 3B: T. Williams (1, off D. Newcombe); F. Fain (1, off R. Roberts); HR: G. Kell (1, off S. Maglie);
V. Wertz (1, off  S. Maglie); SH: G. Kell (1, off S. Maglie); RBI: F. Fain (1); G. Kell (1); V. Wertz (1); 2-Out RBI: G. Kell; Team LOB: 9; With RISP: 1 for 8
Fielding; DP:(1) Y. Berra to G.Kell;  E; N. Fox (1); Y. Berra (1) BASERUNNING:  CS: D. DiMaggio (1, 2nd base by R. Campanella)

BATTING: NATIONAL LEAGUE: 2B: R. Ashburn (1, off N. Garver). HR: G. Hodges (1, off F. Hutchinson); R. Kiner (1, off M. Parnell); B. Elliott (1, off E. Lopat);
S. Musial (1, off E. Lopat); RBI: Gil Hodges (2); B. Elliott (2); J. Robinson (1); R. Kiner (1); S. Musial (1); 2-Out RBI: J. Robinson; Team LOB: 8; With RISP: 1 for 11
FIELDING: PB: R. Campanella (1); E: J. Robinson (1) BASERUNNING: CS: S. Musial (2, 3rd base by Y. Berra, 2nd base by Y. Berra)

                              
Balks: None.  WP: None.  IBB: None.  HBP: None.

OTHER
Umpires: HP: Art Passarella (AL),  1B: Scotty Robb (NL),  2B: Ed Hurley (AL),  3B: Lou Jorda (NL),  LF: Frank Dascoli (NL),  RF: Jim Honochick (AL).

Briggs Stadium 1951 All Star Game
Briggs Stadium, 2121 Trumbull Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

 

1951 All Star Game TV Guide
1951 All-Star Game was aired by NBC on July 10, 1951 from Briggs Stadium in Detroit. 
Play by play announcer was Jack Brickhouse. Commentator was Jim Britt.

 

1951 All Star Game Introduction                                                  Starting 1951 All Star Game Pichers Ned Garver & Robin Roberts     
       
 

1951 Baseball All Star Game Video

1951 Baseball All Star Game Video

                                                                                                

PLAY BY PLAY


Top of the 1st, NL Batting, Tied 0-0, Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
Batter    Play   Detail
R. Ashburn:  Double to Left on first pitch
A. Dark:  Fly out to RF, Ashburn to 3B
S. Musial:  Walk
J. Robinson:  Pop out to catcher
G. Hodges:  Musial caught stealing 2B but safe on 2nd baseman error. Ashburn scores    
     unearned run
G. Hodges:  Ground out to SS
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 1, AL All-Stars 0.   

Richie Ashburn, George Kell and Umpire Lou Jorda. 1951 All Star Game.
Richie Ashburn slides safely into 3rd base as George Kell applies tag too late after
receiving throw from Vic Wertz in RF. Umpire Lou Jorda looks on.

Bottom of the 1st, AL Batting, Behind 0-1, Robin Roberts facing 1-2-3
D. DiMaggio:  Bunt single 3B
N. Fox:  Pop out to catcher
G. Kell:  DiMaggio caught stealing 2B
G. Kell:  Walk
T. Williams:  Pop fly to 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 1, AL All-Stars 0.

Top of the 2nd, NL Batting, Ahead 1-0, Ned Garver facing 6-7-8
B. Elliott:  Fly out to LF
D. Ennis:  Strikeout
R. Campanella:  Groundout to SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. NL All-Stars 1, AL All-Stars 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, AL Batting, behind 0-1, Robin Roberts facing 5-6-7
Y. Berra:  Single to left-center
V. Wertz:  Flyout to CF
F. Fain:  Triple to RF corner. Berra scores.
C. Carrasquel:  Single to CF. Fain out at home CF-C. Carrasquel to 2B.
N. Garver:  strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 1, AL All-Stars 1.

Yogi Berra, Roy Campanella and Umpire Art Passarella. 1951 All Star Game.
Yogi Berra scores from first on Ferris Fain's triple in the 2nd inning of the
1951 All Star Game. Umpire Art Passarella anticipates a close play but the ball
gets by catcher Roy Campanella.

Top of the 3rd, NL Batting, Tied 1-1, Ned Garver facing 9-1-2
E. Slaughter batting for R. Roberts: Lineout to LF
R. Ashburn: Flyout to RF
A. Dark:  Groundout to 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. NL All-Stars 1, AL All-Stars 1.

Bottom of the 3rd, AL Batting, Tied 1-1, Sal Maglie facing 1-2-3
Maglie replaces E. Slaughter who PH and bats 9th
D. DiMaggio:  Groundout to SS
N. Fox:  Single to RF
G. Kell:  Bunt sacrifice to 3B. N. Fox to 2B
T. Williams:  Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 1, AL All-Stars 1.

Top of the 4th, NL Batting, Tied 1-1, Ed Lopat facing 3-4-5
Ed Lopat replaces Ned Garver and bats 9th
S. Musial:  Home Run RF
J. Robinson:  Lineout deep L-CF
G. Hodges:  Single to 3B
B. Elliott:  Home Run LF. Hodges scores
D. Ennis:  Flyout LF
R. Campanella:  Lineout to 1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. NL All-Stars 4, AL All-Stars 1.

Stan Musial, Jackie Robinson, Yogi Berra and Umpire Art Passarella. 1951 All Star Game
Jackie Robinson congratulates Stan Musial as he crosses home plate after
4th inning home run puts NL 1 run up on AL. Catcher Yogi Berra rubs up a new
baseball as home plate umpire Art Passarella look on.

Bottom of the 4th, AL Batting, Behind 1-4, Sal Maglie facing 5-6-7
W. Jones replaces B. Elliott 3B batting 6th. R. Kiner goes to LF replaces
D. Ennis RF batting 7th. S. Musial goes from LF to RF.
Y. Berra:  Popup to 3B
V. Wertz:  Home Run to RF
F. Fain:  Reached 1B on groundball E-4
C. Carrasquel:  Reached 1B on FC (SS-2B). F. Fain out at 2B
L. Doby PH for E. Lopat batting 9th
L. Doby:  Popout to 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 4, AL All-Stars 2.

Top of the 5th, NL Batting, Ahead 4-2, Fred Hutchinson facing 9-1-2
F. Hutchinson replaces L. Doby who PH and batting 9th
S. Maglie:  Reached on E-2 (throwing error) Maglie to 2B
R. Ashburn:  Popout to 2B
A. Dark:  Reached 1B on FC. Maglie out at 3B (SS to 3B)
S. Musial:  Popout to 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 4, AL All-Stars 2.

Bottom of the 5th, AL Batting, Behind 2-4, Sal Maglie facing 1-2-3
D. DiMaggio:  Flyout to LF
N. Fox:  Flyout to CF
G. Kell:  Home Run to LF
T. Williams:  Walk
Y. Berra:  Groundout to 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 4, AL All-Stars 3.

George Kell, Ted Williams, Roy Campanella and Umpire Art Passarella. 1951 All Star Game.
George Kell gets a handshake from teammate Ted Williams as he crosses
home plate following his 5th inning home run. Roy Campanella and Umpire
Art Passarella look on.

Top of the 6th, NL Batting, Ahead 4-3, Fred Hutchinson facing 4-5-6
J. Robinson:  Walk
G. Hodges:  Home Run to LF. Robinson scores.
W. Jones:  Fouled out to 3B
R. Kiner:  Groundout to 3B
R. Campanella:  Popout to 3B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. NL All-Stars 6, AL All-Stars 3.

Bottom of the 6th, AL Batting, Behind 3-6, Don Newcombe facing 6-7-8
D. Newcombe replaces S. Maglie pitching and batting 9th
V. Wertz:  Lineout to deep R-CF
F. Fain:  Strikeout
M. Minoso bats for C. Carrasquel batting 8th
M. Minoso"  Groundout SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. NL All-Stars 6, AL All-Stars 3.

Top of the 7th, NL Batting, Ahead 6-3, Fred Hutchinson facing 9-1-2
P. Rizzuto replaces V. Wertz (RF) playing SS batting 6th. M. Minoso
goes to RF.
D. Newcombe:  Lineout to RF
R. Ashburn:  Walk
A. Dark:  Single to CF. Ashburn to 2B
S. Musial:  Safe at 1B via FC (SS to 2B). Ashburn to 3B
J. Robinson:  Bunt single to 3B. Ashburn scores. Musial to 2B.
G. Hodges:  Groundout FC (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. NL All-Stars 7, AL All-Stars 3.

Bottom of the 7th, AL Batting, Behind 3-7, Don Newcombe facing 9-1-2
V. Stephens PH for F. Hutchinson batting 9th
V. Stephens:  Strikeout
D. DiMaggio:  Strikeout
Bobby Doerr bats for N. Fox batting 2nd
B. Doerr:  Single to CF
G. Kell:  Flyout to CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 7, AL All-Stars 3.

Top of the 8th, NL Batting, Ahead 7-3, Mel Parnell facing 6-7-8
M. Parnell replaces V. Stephens (PH) pitching and batting 9th. B. Doerr
goes to 2B.
W. Jones:  Strikeout
R. Kiner:  Home Run to LF
R. Campanella:  Foul out to RF
D. Newcombe:  Single to RF
R. Ashburn:  Single to RF. Newcombe to 2B
A. Dark:  Groundout FC (SS-2B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. NL All-Stars 8, AL All-Stars 3.

Ralph Kiner in 1951.                   Mel Parnell in 1951.
Ralph Kiner's 8th inning HR  off of  Mel Parnell made it 3 All Star games
in a row in which Kiner hit round trippers.

Bottom of the 8th, AL Batting, Behind 3-8, Don Newcombe facing 4-5-6
Pee Wee Reese replaces Al Dark at SS batting 2nd. Stan Musial moves from RF to LF.
Duke Snider replaces Richie Ashburn playing CF batting 1st.Johnny Wyrostek replaces Ralph Kiner (LF) playing RF batting 7th.
T. Williams:  Triple to deep R-CF
Y. Berra:  Popout to 2B
P. Rizzuto:  Fouled out to 3B
Eddie Robinson PH for F. Fain batting 7th.
E. Robinson:  Groundout P to 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. NL All-Stars 8, AL All-Stars 3.

Don Newcombe in Spring Training 1951.
Big Don Newcombe shut down the AL hitters in the 1951 All Star game, allowing
0 runs and only 2 hits in his 3 innings pitched.

Top of the 9th, NL Batting, Ahead 8-3, Bob Lemon facing 3-4-5
Bob Lemon replaces Mel Parnell pitching and batting 9th. Eddie Robinson goes to 1B.
Jim Busby replaces Ted Williams playing LF batting 4th.
S. Musial:  Single to RF
J. Robinson:  Single to P. Musial to 2B
G. Hodges:  Double play strikeout.
Musial Caught Stealing 3B; Robinson to 2B
W. Jones:  Walk
J. Wyrostek:  Groundout 1b to P.
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. NL All-Stars 8, AL All-Stars 3.

Bottom of the 9th, AL Batting, Behind 3-8, Ewell Blackwell facing 8-9-1
Ewell Blackwell replaces Don Newcombe pitching and batting 9th. Stan Musial moves from RF to LF.
Duke Snider replaces Richie Ashburn playing CF batting 1st. Red Schoendienst replaces
replaces Jackie Robinson playing 2B batting 4th
; Wally Westlake replaces Stan Musial playing LF batting 3rd.

M. Minoso:  Groundout to SS
(
Jim Hegan PH for Bob Lemon batting 9th.)
J. Hegan:  Pop double to L-CF
D. DiMaggio:  Strikeout Looking
B. Doerr:  PB. Hegan to 3B
B. Doerr:  Walk
G. Kell:  Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. NL All-Stars 8, AL All-Stars 3.

Ewell Blackwell in 1951.
Ewell Blackwell struck out 2 AL batters in the 9th inning to
pick up theSave for the NL.

                   Final score;  NL All-Stars 8, AL All-Stars 3

NL manager Eddie Sawyer and NL president Ford Frick in clubhouse with NL home run hitters Bob Elliot, Gil Hodges, Ralph Kiner and Stan Musial. 1951 All Star Game
NL manager Eddie Sawyer and NL president Ford Frick in clubhouse with NL home run hitters
Bob Elliot, Gil Hodges, Ralph Kiner and Stan Musial.

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