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All-Star Results - 1971

Game 42
July 13, 1971

 Tiger Stadium, Detroit Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 National 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 5 0
 American 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0     6 7 0
 MVP: Frank Robinson, BAL (AL)
Pitchers: Cuellar (6), Lolich (8)
Home Runs: Bench-NL, Aaron-NL, Jackson-AL, F. Robinson-AL, Killebrew-AL, Clemente-NL
Attendance: 53,559

Game Recap

The American League snapped an eight-game losing streak by belting three two-run homers. The six home runs by six different players tied an All-Star Game record.

1971: Mr. July

What happens when the wind is blowing out at an All-Star Game? Exactly what happened at Detroit's Tiger Stadium. Six Future Hall of Famers- Johnny Bench, Hank Aaron, Reggie Jackson, Frank Robinson, Harmon Killebrew and Roberto Clemente-homer in the game to account forevery run scored by both teams. Jackson's blasts, however, is especially memorable. With one on in the bottom of the third, the A's slugger rips a Dock Ellis pitch into a light tower on the roof of Tigers Stadium-520 feet from home plate!

• Highlights: 56K | 300K
American League
  Luis Aparicio
  Vida Blue
  Don Buford
  Leo Cardenas +
  Rod Carew
  Norm Cash
  Mike Cuellar
  Dave Duncan +
  Ray Fosse *
  Bill Freehan
  Frank Howard
  Reggie Jackson
  Al Kaline
  Harmon Killebrew
  Mickey Lolich
  Sam McDowell *
  Bill Melton +
  Andy Messersmith +
  Thurman Munson
  Bobby Murcer
  Tony Oliva *
  Amos Otis
  Jim Palmer
  Marty Pattin +
  Jim Perry +
  Boog Powell *
  Brooks Robinson
  Frank Robinson
  Cookie Rojas
  Sonny Siebert +
  Wilbur Wood +
  Carl Yastrzemski
National League
  Hank Aaron
  Glenn Beckert
  Johnny Bench
  Bobby Bonds
  Lou Brock
  Steve Carlton +
  Clay Carroll +
  Roberto Clemente
  Nate Colbert
  Willie Davis
  Larry Dierker *
  Dock Ellis
  Bud Harrelson
  Fergie Jenkins
  Don Kessinger
  Juan Marichal
  Lee May
  Willie Mays
  Willie McCovey
  Felix Millan
  Pete Rose
  Manny Sanguillen +
  Ron Santo
  Tom Seaver +
  Willie Stargell
  Rusty Staub +
  Joe Torre
  Don Wilson
  Rick Wise +
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

The American League's Reggie Jackson follows through on a towering third inning home run with a man on base in All-Star game in Detroit on July 13, 1971. National League pitcher is Dock Ellis of the Pittsburgh Pirates and catcher is Johnny Bench.