1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
Date July 7, 1936
Venue Braves Field
City Boston, Massachusetts
Managers American League - Joe McCarthy (NYY)
National League - Charlie Grimm (CHC)
Attendance 25,556
First pitch None
Radio Mutual, CBS, NBC
Radio announcers Fred Hoey, Travis Linus (Mutual)
Arch McDonald, Dolly Stark (CBS)
Tom Manning, Graham McNamee (NBC)
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The 1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 4th playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 7, 1936 at Braves Field in Boston, Massachusetts, the home of the Boston Braves of the National League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 4-3. It was the National League's first win in All-Star Game history.


Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.



Home Plate Bill Summers
First Base Beans Reardon
Second Base Lou Kolls
Third Base Bill Stewart

Starting Lineups

American League National League
Order Player Team Position Order Player Team Position
1 Luke Appling White Sox SS 1 Augie Galan Cubs CF
2 Charlie Gehringer Tigers 2B 2 Billy Herman Cubs 2B
3 Joe DiMaggio Yankees RF 3 Ripper Collins Cardinals 1B
4 Lou Gehrig Yankees 1B 4 Joe Medwick Cardinals LF
5 Earl Averill Indians CF 5 Frank Demaree Cubs RF
6 Rick Ferrell Red Sox C 6 Gabby Hartnett Cubs C
7 Rip Radcliff White Sox LF 7 Pinky Whitney Phillies 3B
8 Pinky Higgins Athletics 3B 8 Leo Durocher Cardinals SS
9 Lefty Grove Red Sox P 9 Dizzy Dean Cardinals P

Game Summary

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American League 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 7 1
National League 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 4 9 0
WP: Dizzy Dean (1-0)   LP: Lefty Grove (0-1)   Sv: Lon Warneke (1)
Home runs:
AL: Lou Gehrig (1)
NL: Augie Galan (1)

Joe DiMaggio becomes the first rookie to play in an All-Star Game; he is hitless in five-at-bats and makes an error in right field.


External links

  • Baseball Almanac
  • Baseball-Reference
  • Video of 1936 All Star Game