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All-Star Results - 1933

Game 1
July 6, 1933

 Comiskey Park, Chicago Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 National 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 8 0
 American 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 X   4 9 1
  W: Lefty Gomez
Pitchers: Grove (7)
Home Runs: Ruth - AL, Frisch - NL
Attendance: 49,200

Game Recap

"The Game of the Century" premiered with Babe Ruth driving a Bill Hallahan fastball just inside the right-field foul pole for a two-run homer in the third inning. Frankie Frisch matched Ruth with a sixth-inning blast of his own for the National League.

1933: The First Homer

The baseball gods couldn't have planned it any better. With one man on in the bottom of the third at Comiskey Park in Chicago, George Herman "Babe" Ruth hits the first home run in All-Star Game history. Ruth, who at 38 is just two years away from retirement, also robs Cincinnati's Chick Hafey of a hit with a spectacular catch in the eighth inning. Ruth's Yankee teammate, Lefty Gomez, starts the game for the American League and becomes the All-Star Game's first winning pitcher in the 4-2 AL victory.

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American League
  Earl Averill
  Ben Chapman
  Joe Cronin
  General Crowder
  Bill Dickey +
  Jimmy Dykes
  Rick Ferrell
  Wes Ferrell +
  Jimmie Foxx +
  Lou Gehrig
  Lefty Gomez
  Lefty Grove
  Oral Hildebrand +
  Tony Lazzeri +
  Babe Ruth
  Al Simmons
  Sam West
National League
  Dick Bartell
  Wally Berger
  Tony Cuccinello
  Woody English
  Frankie Frisch
  Chick Hafey
  Bill Hallahan
  Gabby Hartnett
  Carl Hubbell
  Chuck Klein
  Pepper Martin
  Lefty O'Doul
  Hal Schumacher +
  Bill Terry
  Pie Traynor
  Paul Waner
  Lon Warneke
  Jimmie Wilson
+ Did not enter game

Babe Ruth crosses home plate following a two run home run off National League starting pitcher Bill Hallahan in the third inning of the first All-Star Game ever played, July 6, 1933. Greeting Ruth at home plate are, from left: Yankee teammate, Lou Gehrig and White Sox bat boy, John McBride.