1940 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
The 1940 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the eighth 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 9, 1940, at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis, Missouri, the home of the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Browns. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 4–0.
|1940 Major League Baseball All-Star Game|
|Date||July 9, 1940|
|City||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Ceremonial first pitch||None|
|Radio||Mutual, CBS, NBC, KWK|
|Radio announcers||Red Barber, Bob Elson (Mutual)|
Mel Allen, France Laux (CBS)
Tom Manning, Alex Buchan, Ray Schmidt (NBC)
Johnny O'Hara, Johnny Neblett (KWK)
Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The umpires changed assignments in the middle of the fifth inning – Reardon and Basil swapped positions, also Pipgras and Stewart swapped positions.
- ^ a b c Player declined or was unable to play.
- ^ "National League 4, American League 0". Retrosheet. July 9, 1940. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
External links 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers season
The 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers finished the season in second place. It was their best finish in 16 years. 1940 Detroit Tigers season
The 1940 Detroit Tigers season was their 40th since they entered the American League in 1901. The team won the American League pennant with a record of 90–64, finishing just one game ahead of the Cleveland Indians and just two games ahead of the New York Yankees. It was the sixth American League pennant for the Tigers. The team went on to lose the 1940 World Series to the Cincinnati Reds 4 games to 3. 1941 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
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.
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