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All-Star Results - 1959

Game 27
August 3, 1959

 Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 American 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0   5 6 0
 National 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 6 3
 
Pitchers: DRYSDALE, Conley (4), Jones (6), Face (8)
Home Runs: Malzone-AL, Berra-AL, F. Robinson-NL, Gilliam-NL, Colavito-AL
Attendance: 55,105

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
  Bob Allison +
  Luis Aparicio
  Yogi Berra
  Rocky Colavito
  Bud Daley +
  Ryne Duren +
  Nellie Fox
  Elston Howard +
  Al Kaline
  Harmon Killebrew +
  Tony Kubek
  Harvey Kuenn *
  Sherm Lollar
  Frank Malzone
  Mickey Mantle
  Roger Maris
  Gil McDougald *
  Cal McLish
  Minnie Minoso +
  Billy O'Dell
  Camilo Pascual *
  Vic Powers
  Pedro Ramos +
  Bobby Richardson +
  Pete Runnels
  Roy Sievers +
  Bill Skowron *
  Gus Triandos *
  Jerry Walker
  Hoyt Wilhelm
  Ted Williams
  Gene Woodling
  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
  Jim Gilliam
  Dick Groat
  Sam Jones
  Johnny Logan +
  Eddie Mathews
  Willie Mays
  Bill Mazeroski +
  Wally Moon
  Stan Musial
  Charlie Neal
  Vada Pinson
  Frank Robinson
  Hal Smith
  Warren Spahn +
  Johnny Temple
  Bill White *
* 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.