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All-Star Results - 1949

Game 16
July 12, 1949

 Ebbets Field, Brooklyn Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 American 4 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0   11 13 1
 National 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0   7 12 5
   
Pitchers: (2), Munger (5), Bickford (6), Pollet (7), Blackwell (8), Roe (9)
Home Runs: Musial-N, Kiner-N
Attendance: 32,577

Game Recap

In a high-scoring affair that saw 42 players, 25 hits, 18 runs and six errors-five committed by the National League-the American League prevailed in a slugfest, for its 12th victory in 16 games. Jackie Robinson, who became the first African-American to start an All-Star Game, opened at second base for the National League, and also cracked a double. The DiMaggio brothers, Joe and Dom, combined for four RBI and the Yankee's Vic Raschi hurled three shutout innings.

1949: The Barrier is Broken

Two years after Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby break into the Major Leagues, African-Americans play in the All-Star Game for the first time, with Roy Campanella, Larry Doby, Don Newcombe and Jackie Robinson in the lineup. The American League wins the game 11-7.
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Rosters
American League
  Yogi Berra
Lou Brissie
  Bob Dillinger
Dom DiMaggio
  Joe DiMaggio
Larry Doby
  Billy Goodman
Joe Gordon
  Jim Hegan+
Tommy Henrich+
  Eddie Joost
George Kell
  Alex Kellner+
Bob Lemon+
  Cass Michaels
Dale Mitchell
  Mel Parnell
Vic Raschi
  Allie Reynolds+
Eddie Robinson
  Vern Stephens
Birdie Tebbetts
  Virgil Trucks
Vic Wertz
  Ted Williams
National League
  Vern Bickford
Ewell Blackwell
  Ralph Branca+
Roy Campanella
  Walker Cooper+
Sid Gordon
  Gil Hodges
Eddie Kazak
  Ralph Kiner
Marty Marion+
  Willard Marshall
Johnny Mize
  Red Munger
Stan Musial
  Don Newcombe
Andy Pafko
  Howie Pollet
Pee Wee Reese
  Jackie Robinson
Preacher Roe
  Red Schoendienst
Andy Seminick
  Enos Slaughter
Warren Spahn
  Bobby Thomson
Eddie Waitkus+
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

St. Louis Cardinals' Stan Musial, National League outfielder, is out at second base as Boston's Vern Stephens, American League infielder, takes a throw from teammate Bill Goodman in the eighth inning of the All-Star game at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, N.Y., on July 12, 1949.