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All-Star Results - 1946

Game 13
July 9, 1946

 Fenway Park, Boston Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 National 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
 American 2 0 0 1 3 0 2 4 X   12 14 1
   
Pitchers: Newhouser (4), Kramer (7)
Home Runs: Keller-A. Williams-A (2)
Attendance: 34,906

Game Recap

After a year's interruption due to war-time travel restrictions, the American League crushed the National League in the most one-sided contest in All-Star Game history, 12-0. Three American League pitchers-Bob Feller, Hal Newhouser and Jack Kramer-combined to hold the National League to three harmless singles.

1946: The War's Over

The Midsummer Classic picked up after a one-year hiatus due to World War II. Ted Williams, in his first season back after flying for the Marine Corps during the war, served notice that he was all-the-way back in this game. The Splinter was 4-for-4, had two homers, five RBIs and tied or set five All-Star Game records. Williams also provided the most electrifying moment of the AL's 12-0 rout when he teed off on Rip Sewell's famed "eephus" pitch - driving it into the right-field bullpen for his second home run of the day.

• Highlights: 56K | 300K
Rosters
American League
  Luke Appling
Spud Chandler+
  Sam Chapman
Bill Dickey
  Dom DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio+
  Bobby Doerr
Bob Feller
  Dave Ferriss+
Joe Gordon
  Mickey Harris+
Frankie Hayes
  Charlie Keller
Ken Keltner
  Jack Kramer
Hal Newhouser
  Johnny Pesky
Buddy Rosar
  Stan Spence
Vern Stephens
  Snuffy Stirnweiss
Mickey Vernon
  Hal Wagner
Ted Williams
  Rudy York
National League
  Ewell Blackwell
Phil Cavarretta
  Mort Cooper+
Walker Cooper
  Del Ennis
Frankie Gustine
  Kirby Higbe
Johnny Hopp
  Whitey Kurowski
Ray Lamanno
  Peanuts Lowrey
Marty Marion
  Phil Masi
Frank McCormick
  Eddie Miller*
Johnny Mize
  Stan Musial
Claude Passeau
  Howie Pollet+
Pee Wee Reese*
  Pete Reiser+
Johnny Schmitz+
  Red Schoendienst
Rip Sewell
  Enos Slaughter
Emil Verban
  Dixie Walker
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams follows flight of the ball after connecting with a Rip Sewell pitch for a home run in the eighth inning of the All-Star game between American and National Leagues at Fenway Park in Boston July 9, 1946.