1939 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1939 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1939 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
Date July 11, 1939
Venue Yankee Stadium
City Bronx, New York
Managers National League - Gabby Hartnett (CHC)
American League - Joe McCarthy (NYY)
Attendance 62,892
First pitch None
Radio Mutual, CBS, NBC
Radio announcers Red Barber, Bob Elson (Mutual)
France Laux, Arch McDonald (CBS)
Tom Manning, Paul Douglas, Warren Brown (NBC)
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The 1939 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 7th 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 11, 1939 at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, New York City, the home of the New York Yankees of the American League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 3-1.


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



Home Plate Cal Hubbard
First Base Larry Goetz
Second Base Eddie Rommel
Third Base George Magerkurth

Starting Lineups

National League American League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Stan Hack Cubs 3B 1 Doc Cramer Red Sox RF
2 Lonny Frey Reds 2B 2 Red Rolfe Yankees 3B
3 Ival Goodman Reds RF 3 Joe DiMaggio Yankees CF
4 Frank McCormick Reds 1B 4 Bill Dickey Yankees C
5 Ernie Lombardi Reds C 5 Hank Greenberg Tigers 1B
6 Joe Medwick Cardinals LF 6 Joe Cronin Red Sox SS
7 Mel Ott Giants CF 7 George Selkirk Yankees LF
8 Arky Vaughan Pirates SS 8 Joe Gordon Yankees 2B
9 Paul Derringer Reds P 9 Red Ruffing Yankees P

Game Summary

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
American League 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 X 3 6 1
WP: Tommy Bridges (1-0)   LP: Bill Lee (0-1)   Sv: Bob Feller (1)
Home runs:
NL: None
AL: Joe DiMaggio (1)


External links

  • Baseball Almanac
  • Baseball-Reference