1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2  0 5 10 2
American League 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4x 7 11 3
Date July 8, 1941
Venue Briggs Stadium
City Detroit, Michigan
Attendance 54,674
First pitch None
Radio Mutual, CBS, WWJ
Radio announcers Red Barber, Bob Elson (Mutual)
Mel Allen, France Laux (CBS)
Ty Tyson (WWJ)

The 1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the ninth playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 8, 1941, at Briggs Stadium in Detroit, Michigan, the home of the Detroit Tigers of the American League.

The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League, 7–5. Ted Williams hit a walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth inning to win it for the AL.


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



Home Plate Bill Summers American
First Base Lou Jorda National
Second Base Bill Grieve American
Third Base Babe Pinelli National

The umpires changed assignments in the middle of the fifth inning – Summers and Pinelli swapped positions, also Jorda and Grieve swapped positions.[2]


  1. 1 2 Player declined or was unable to play.
  2. "American League 7, National League 5". Retrosheet. 8 Jul 1941. Retrieved 23 Oct 2016.

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