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All-Star Results - 1970

Game 41
July 14, 1970

 Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
 American 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0   4 12 0
 National 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1   5 10 0
MVP: Carl Yastrzemski, BOS (AL)
Pitchers: Stottlemyre (9), WRIGHT (11) vs Seaver, Merritt (4), G. Perry (6), Gibson (8), OSTEEN (10)
Home Runs: Dietz-NL
Attendance: 51,838

Game Recap

The National League erupted for three runs in the ninth to force extra innings. In the 12th, Pete Rose notched the game-winner on a Jim Hickman single when catcher Ray Fosse dropped the ball following a collision at the plate.

1970: A Crushing Blow

Thanks to Brook Robinson's two-run triple, the American League takes a 4-1 lead into the bottom of the ninth. But on the strength of a Dick Dietz solo home run, three more singles and a sacrifice fly, the National sput up three runs and forced extra innings. That sets the stage for one of the most memorable and controversial plays in All-Star Game history. After singling in front of the home crowd in Cincinnati and moving tosecond on Billy Grabarewitz's single, Cincinnati's Pete Rose races home on yet another single by Jim Hickman. Without slowing down, Rose barrels into Indians catcher Ray Fosse, jarring the ball loose and giving the National League a 5-4 win.

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Rosters
American League
  Sandy Alomar
Luis Aparicio
  Rod Carew *
Mike Cuellar +
  Ray Fosse
Bill Freehan
  Jim Fregosi
Tommy Harper
  Willie Horton
Frank Howard
  Catfish Hunter
Alex Johnson
  Davey Johnson
Harmon Killebrew
  Sam McDowell
Dave McNally +
  Jerry Moses +
Tony Oliva
  Amos Otis
Jim Palmer
  Jim Perry
Fritz Peterson
  Boog Powell
Brooks Robinson
  Frank Robinson
Mel Stottlemyre
  Roy White +
Clyde Wright
  Carl Yastrzemski
National League
  Hank Aaron
Dick Allen
  Glenn Beckert
Johnny Bench
  Rico Carty
Roberto Clemente
  Dick Dietz
Cito Gaston
  Bob Gibson
Billy Grabarkewitz
  Bud Harrelson
Jim Hickman
  Joe Hoerner +
Don Kessinger
  Willie Mays
Willie McCovey
  Denis Menke
Jim Merritt
  Felix Millan *
Joe Morgan
  Claude Osteen
Tony Perez
  Gaylord Perry
Pete Rose
  Tom Seaver
Wayne Simpson +
  Rusty Staub
Joe Torre
  Hoyt Wilhelm +
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

National League's Pete Rose collides into American League catcher Ray Fosse as he scores the winning run during the All-Star Game in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 14, 1970. Fosse was taken to a local hopital for observation.