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All-Star Results - 1950

Game 17
July 11, 1950

 Comiskey Park, Chicago Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E
 National 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   4 10 0
 American 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 1
Pitchers: vs Raschi, Lemon (4), Houtteman (7), Reynolds (10), Gray (13), Feller (14)
Home Runs: Kiner-NL, Schoendienst-NL
Attendance: 46,127

Game Recap

In the first extra-inning contest in All-Star Game history, the National League won a thriller, when the Cardinals second-baseman Red Schoendienst smacked a solo home run off Detroit's Ted Gray in the 14th inning. The American League had blown a one-run lead in the ninth inning when Art Houtteman surrendered a game-tying home run to Ralph Kiner. The game got off to a rough start, as Boston's Ted Williams fractured his left elbow when he collided into the left-field wall while robbing Kiner of an extra-base hit in the first inning.

1950: Ted's Miserable Adventure

Playing in the eighth of his 16 All-Star Games, Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams crashes into the scoreboard at Comiskey Park in Chicago in the first inning of the 1950 Midsummer Classic. Williams, who had just snared a line drive off the bat of Pittsburgh' Ralph Kiner, broke his leftelbow in the mishap and would end up playing only 89 games that year. The 1950 game was also notable because it was the first extra-innings affair in All-Star Game history, with the National League grabbing the win in 14 innings 4-3.

• Highlights: 56K | 300K
American League
  Yogi Berra
Tommy Byrne+
  Jerry Coleman
Dom DiMaggio
  Joe DiMaggio
Larry Doby
  Bobby Doerr
Walt Dropo
  Hoot Evers
Ferris Fain
  Bob Feller
Ted Gray
  Jim Hegan
Tommy Henrich
  Art Houtteman
George Kell
  Bob Lemon
Sherm Lollar+
  Cass Michaels
Vic Raschi
  Allie Reynolds
Phil Rizzuto
  Ray Scarborough+
Vern Stephens+
  Ted Williams
National League
  Ewell Blackwell
Roy Campanella
  Walker Cooper+
Gil Hodges+
  Larry Jansen
Willie Jones
  Ralph Kiner
Jim Konstanty
  Marty Marion
Stan Musial
  Don Newcombe
Andy Pafko
  Pee Wee Reese
Robin Roberts
  Jackie Robinson
Preacher Roe+
  Bob Rush+
Hank Sauer
  Red Schoendienst
Dick Sisler
  Enos Slaughter
Duke Snider
  Warren Spahn+
Eddie Stanky+
  Johnny Wyrostek
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

Ralph Kiner, right, Pittsburgh Pirate slugger, enjoys a chat with another slugging great, Boston's Ted Williams before the start of the All-Star game at Comiskey Park, Chicago, IL, July 11, 1950.