1961 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (first Game)
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1961 Major League Baseball All-Star Game First Game

1961 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (first game)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4 4 2
National League 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 11 5
DateJuly 11, 1961
VenueCandlestick Park
CitySan Francisco, California
Managers
Attendance44,115
TelevisionNBC
TV announcersMel Allen and Russ Hodges
RadioNBC
Radio announcersJimmy Dudley and Jerry Doggett

The first 1961 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was played in Candlestick Park in San Francisco on July 11, 1961. The National League scored two runs in the bottom of the tenth inning to win 5-4. Stu Miller was the winning pitcher and Hoyt Wilhelm was charged with the loss.

Rosters

Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Game

Umpires: Stan Landes, Home Plate (NL); Frank Umont, First Base (AL); Shag Crawford, Second Base (NL); Ed Runge, Third Base (AL); Ed Vargo, Left Field (NL); Cal Drummond, Right Field (AL)

Starting lineups

Game Summary

Tuesday, July 11, 1961 1:00pm (PT) at
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4 4 2
National League 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 11 5
WP: Stu Miller (1-0)   LP: Hoyt Wilhelm (0-1)
Home runs:
AL: Harmon Killebrew (1)
NL: George Altman (1)

References

  • All-Star Results - 1961: Game 30, July 11, 1961, MLB.com, retrieved 2010
  • July 11, 1961 All-Star Game Play-By-Play and Box Score, Baseball-Reference.com, archived from the original on April 28, 2011, retrieved 2010

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