1959 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (second game)

1959 Major League Baseball All-Star Game (second game)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 6 0
National League 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 6 3
Date August 3, 1959
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
City Los Angeles, California
Attendance 55,105
First pitch none
Television NBC
TV announcers Mel Allen and Vin Scully
Radio NBC
Radio announcers Bob Neal and Russ Hodges

The 1959 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 27th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues composing Major League Baseball. The game was played on August 3, 1959, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers of the NL. The game resulted in a 5–3 victory for the American League. This was the second of two all-star games played in 1959. The first game was played on July 7 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


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

American League

PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PJerry WalkerOrioles1
CYogi BerraYankees13
1BPete RunnelsRed Sox2
2BNellie FoxWhite Sox10
3BFrank MalzoneRed Sox4
SSLuis AparicioWhite Sox3
OFMickey MantleYankees9
OFRoger MarisAthletics1
OFTed WilliamsRed Sox17
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PBud DaleyAthletics2
PRyne DurenYankees3
PCal McLishIndians1
PBilly O'DellOrioles2
PCamilo Pascual-xSenators1
PPedro Ramos-ySenators1
PHoyt WilhelmOrioles3
PEarly WynnWhite Sox7
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
CElston HowardYankees3
CSherm LollarWhite Sox7
1BVic PowerIndians4
1BRoy SieversSenators4
2BBobby RichardsonYankees2
3BHarmon KillebrewSenators2
SSTony KubekYankees2
OFBob AllisonSenators1
OFRocky ColavitoIndians2
OFAl KalineTigers6
OFMinnie MiñosoIndians7
OFGene WoodlingOrioles1

National League

PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PDon DrysdaleDodgers2
CDel CrandallBraves7
1BStan MusialCardinals17
2BJohnny TempleReds4
3BKen BoyerCardinals3
SSErnie BanksCubs6
OFHank AaronBraves6
OFWillie MaysGiants7
OFWally MoonDodgers3
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PJohnny AntonelliGiants6
PLew BurdetteBraves3
PGene ConleyPhillies4
PDon ElstonCubs2
PRoy FacePirates2
PSam JonesGiants2
PVinegar Bend Mizell-xCardinals2
PWarren SpahnBraves12
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
CSmoky BurgessPirates4
CHal SmithCardinals3
1BOrlando CepedaGiants2
1BFrank RobinsonReds4
2BBill MazeroskiPirates3
3BEddie MathewsBraves7
SSDick GroatPirates2
SSJohnny LoganBraves4
SSCharlie NealDodgers1
OFJoe CunninghamCardinals2
OFJim GilliamDodgers2
OFVada PinsonReds2


Umpires: Charlie Berry, Home Plate (AL); Bill Jackowski, First Base (NL); Bill Summers, Second Base (AL); Tony Venzon, Third Base (NL); Hank Soar, Left Field (AL); Ken Burkhart, Right Field (NL)

Starting Lineups

American LeagueNational League
1Pete RunnelsRed Sox1B1Johnny TempleReds2B
2Nellie FoxWhite Sox2B2Ken BoyerCardinals3B
3Ted WilliamsRed SoxLF3Hank AaronBravesRF
4Yogi BerraYankeesC4Willie MaysGiantsCF
5Mickey MantleYankeesCF5Ernie BanksCubsSS
6Roger MarisAthleticsRF6Stan MusialCardinals1B
7Frank MalzoneRed Sox3B7Wally MoonDodgersLF
8Luis AparicioWhite SoxSS8Del CrandallBravesC
9Jerry WalkerOriolesP9Don DrysdaleDodgersP

Game Summary

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 6 0
National 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 6 3
WP: Jerry Walker (1–0)   LP: Don Drysdale (0–1)
Home runs:
AL: Frank Malzone (1), Yogi Berra (1), Rocky Colavito (1)
NL: Frank Robinson (1), Jim Gilliam (1)

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