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All-Star Results - 1951

Game 18
July 10, 1951

 Briggs Stadium, Detriot Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 National 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 0   8 12 1
 American 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   3 10 2
 
Pitchers: Hutchinson (5), Parnell (8), Lemon (9)
Home Runs: Musial-NL, Elliott-NL, Wertz-AL, Kell-AL, Hodges-NL, Kiner-NL
Attendance: 52,075

Game Recap

The National League, for the first time in All-Star Game history, won two consecutive contests, beating the American League in a slugfest. The Senior Circuit clobbered a record four homers. Six of the National League's eight runs resulted from the quartet of shots by Stan Musial, Bob Elliott, Ralph Kiner and Gil Hodges.

1951: All-Star Fireworks

Detroit's Briggs Stadium was the site for some of the biggest All-Star Game fireworks ever as the two squads combined to slam six homers. The National League attack featured big flies from Stan Musial, Bob Elliott, Gil Hodges and Ralph Kiner. The AL blasts were off the bats of George Kell and Vic Wertz. The NL prevailed though, as their pitching held the Junior Circuit to just three runs. The Senior Circuit showed some capability for "little ball" too, as Jackie Robinson laid down a perfect squeeze bunt to score one of the eight NL runs.

• Highlights: 56K | 300K
Rosters
American League
  Yogi Berra
Jim Busby
  Chico Carrasquel
Dom DiMaggio+
  Joe DiMaggio
Larry Doby
  Bobby Doerr
Ferris Fain
  Nellie Fox
Ned Garver
  Randy Gumpert+
Jim Hegan
  Fred Hutchinson
George Kell
  Bob Lemon
Ed Lopat
  Connie Marrero+
Minnie Minoso
  Mel Parnell
Phil Rizzuto
  Eddie Robinson
Bobby Shantz+
  Vern Stephens
Vic Wertz
  Ted Williams
National League
  Richie Ashburn
Ewell Blackwell
  Roy Campanella
Alvin Dark
  Bruce Edwards+
Bob Elliott
  Del Ennis
Gil Hodges
  Larry Jansen+
Willie Jones
  Ralph Kiner
Dutch Leonard+
  Sal Maglie
Stan Musial
  Don Newcombe
Pee Wee Reese
  Robin Roberts
Jackie Robinson
  Preacher Roe+
Red Schoendienst
  Enos Slaughter
Duke Snider
  Warren Spahn+
Wally Westlake
  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.