1988 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1988 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
National League 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Date July 12, 1988
Venue Riverfront Stadium
City Cincinnati, Ohio
MVP Terry Steinbach (OAK)
Attendance 55,837
First pitch Vice President George H.W. Bush
Television ABC
TV announcers Al Michaels, Jim Palmer, Tim McCarver
Radio CBS
Radio announcers Brent Musburger, Jerry Coleman, Johnny Bench

The 1988 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 59th playing of the "Midsummer Classic" between Major League Baseball's American League (AL) and National League All-Star teams. The All-Star Game was held on July 12, 1988 at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, the home of the NL's Cincinnati Reds.

The game resulted in the AL defeating the NL 2-1. Terry Steinbach, a catcher for the AL's Oakland Athletics, won the All-Star game's most valuable player award. Steinbach was credited with both of the AL's two runs in the game. Frank Viola of the Minnesota Twins was the winning pitcher.

All-Star rosters

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

American League

PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PFrank ViolaTwins1
CTerry SteinbachAthletics1
1BMark McGwireAthletics2
2BPaul MolitorBrewers3
3BWade BoggsRed Sox4
SSCal Ripken, Jr.Orioles6
OFJosé CansecoAthletics2
OFDave WinfieldYankees12
OFRickey HendersonYankees8
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PDoyle AlexanderTigers1
PRoger ClemensRed Sox2
PDennis EckersleyAthletics3
PMark GubiczaRoyals2
PDoug JonesIndians1
PDan PlesacBrewers2
PJeff ReardonTwins3
PJeff RussellRangers1
PDave StiebBlue Jays6
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
CTim LaudnerTwins1
1BGeorge BrettRoyals13
1BDon MattinglyYankees6
2BJohnny RayAngels1
2BHarold ReynoldsMariners2
3BGary GaettiTwins1
3BCarney LansfordAthletics1
SSOzzie Guillén[1]White Sox1
SSKurt StillwellRoyals1
SSAlan Trammell[1]Tigers5
OFMike GreenwellRed Sox1
OFKirby PuckettTwins3

National League

PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PDwight GoodenMets4
CGary CarterMets11
1BWill ClarkGiants1
2BRyne SandbergCubs5
3BBobby BonillaPirates1
SSOzzie SmithCardinals8
OFDarryl StrawberryMets5
OFVince ColemanCardinals1
OFAndre DawsonCubs5
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
PDavid ConeMets1
PMark DavisPadres1
PKevin GrossPhillies1
POrel HershiserDodgers2
PDanny JacksonReds1
PBob KnepperAstros2
PGreg MadduxCubs1
PBob WalkPirates1
PTodd WorrellCardinals1
PositionPlayerTeamAll-Star Games
CLance ParrishPhillies7
1BAndrés GalarragaExpos1
1BGerald PerryBraves1
2BRobby Thompson[1]Giants1
3BVance LawCubs1
3BChris SaboReds1
SSShawon DunstonCubs1
SSBarry LarkinReds1
OFWillie McGeeCardinals4
OFRafael PalmeiroCubs1
OFAndy Van SlykePirates1

All-Star Game

Coaching staff

Description AL NL
Managers Tom Kelly Whitey Herzog
Coaches Tom Trebelhorn Roger Craig
Coaches Bobby Valentine Buck Rodgers
Honorary Captains Bobby Doerr Willie Stargell


Home Plate Frank Pulli (NL)
First Base Larry Barnett (AL)
Second Base Terry Tata (NL)
Third Base Dale Ford (AL)
Left field Randy Marsh (NL)
Right field Dan Morrison (AL)

Starting lineups

American LeagueNational League
1Rickey HendersonYankeesCF1Vince ColemanCardinalsLF
2Paul MolitorBrewers2B2Ryne SandbergCubs2B
3Wade BoggsRed Sox3B3Andre DawsonCubsCF
4José CansecoAthleticsLF4Darryl StrawberryMetsRF
5Dave WinfieldYankeesRF5Bobby BonillaPirates3B
6Cal Ripken, Jr.OriolesSS6Will ClarkGiants1B
7Mark McGwireAthletics1B7Gary CarterMetsC
8Terry SteinbachAthleticsC8Ozzie SmithCardinalsSS
9Frank ViolaTwinsP9Dwight GoodenMetsP

Game summary

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
National League 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
WP: Frank Viola (1-0)   LP: Dwight Gooden (0-1)   Sv: Dennis Eckersley (1)
Home runs:
AL: Terry Steinbach (1)
NL: None

Footnotes and references

  1. 1 2 3 Player declined or was unable to play.

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