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All-Star Results - 1959

Game 26
July 7, 1959

 Forbes Field, Pittsburgh Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 American 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0   4 8 0
 National 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 X   5 9 1
 
Pitchers: Burdette (4), Face (7), ANTONELLI (8), Elston (9)
Home Runs: Mathews-NL, Kaline-AL
Attendance: 35,277

Game Recap

The All-Star Game, a Midsummer fixture since 1933, became a double feature in 1959. Two games were scheduled to help give the players' pension fund a boost. The National League captured the first contest by a run, but the American League earned the split a month later on the strength of three home runs.

Rosters
American League
  Luis Aparicio
  Yogi Berra +
  Jim Bunning
  Rocky Colavito
  Bud Daley
  Ryne Duren
  Whitey Ford
  Nellie Fox
  Al Kaline
  Harmon Killebrew
  Harvey Kuenn
  Sherm Lollar
  Frank Malzone
  Mickey Mantle
  Gil McDougald
  Minnie Minoso
  Billy Pierce +
  Vic Power
  Pete Runnels
  Roy Sievers
  Bill Skowron
  Gus Triandos
  Hoyt Wilhelm +
  Ted Williams
  Early Wynn
National League
  Hank Aaron
  Johnny Antonelli
  Ernie Banks
  Ken Boyer
  Lew Burdette
  Smoky Burgess +
  Orlando Cepeda
  Gene Conley +
  Del Crandall
  Joe Cunningham +
  Don Drysdale
  Don Elston
  Roy Face
  Dick Groat
  Eddie Mathews
  Willie Mays
  Bill Mazeroski
  Vinegar BendMizell*
  Wally Moon
  Stan Musial
  Vada Pinson +
  Frank Robinson +
  Hal Smith +
  Warren Spahn +
  Johnny Temple
  Bill White +
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Wally Moon, playing for the National League in the All-Star game at Los Angeles Aug. 3, 1959, is a sliding out at second base in the fifth inning as Chicago White Sox's Nellie Fox whips the ball to first. Throw was too late to catch Cardinals Joe Cunningham at first for a double play.