1933: The Debut Of The All-Star Game

 

July 6, 1933 marked the debut of the first ever MLB All-Star Game. America had already fallen in love with the sport and now were given the opportunity to see the best that baseball had to offer all on the same field. The best of the best from the National and American Leagues would be voted in by fans and managers. With the 2010 All-Star Game quicjly approaching what better time then to highlight the very day it first appeared!

Below are the National and American League lineups from the Baseball Almanac. Check them out to see if one of your favorite past time players were voted in.

 

1933 All-Star Game

National League All-Star Squad

7.

Dick Bartell Philadelphia Phillies SS  

6.

Wally Berger Boston Braves OF  

 

Tony Cuccinello Brooklyn Dodgers 2B  

 

Woody English Chicago Cubs SS  

2.

Frankie Frisch St. Louis Cardinals 2B  

4.

Chick Hafey Cincinnati Reds OF  

9.

Bill Hallahan St. Louis Cardinals P

Starting Pitcher

 

Gabby Hartnett Chicago Cubs C  

 

Carl Hubbell New York Giants P  

3.

Chuck Klein Philadelphia Phillies OF  

1.

Pepper Martin St. Louis Cardinals 3B  

 

Lefty O'Doul New York Giants OF  

 

Hal Schumacher New York Giants P Did Not Pitch

5.

Bill Terry New York Giants 1B  

 

Pie Traynor Pittsburgh Pirates 3B  

 

Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates OF  

 

Lon Warneke Chicago Cubs P  

8.

Jimmie Wilson St. Louis Cardinals C  

BOLD = Fan's / manager's choice to start the game.

 

1933 All-Star Game

American League All-Star Squad

 

Earl Averill Cleveland Indians OF  

1.

Ben Chapman New York Yankees OF  

7.

Joe Cronin Washington Senators SS  

 

General Crowder Washington Senators P  

 

Bill Dickey New York Yankees C Did Not Play

6.

Jimmy Dykes Chicago White Sox 3B  

8.

Rick Ferrell Boston Red Sox C  

 

Wes Ferrell Cleveland Indians P Did Not Pitch

 

Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 1B Did Not Play

4.

Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 1B  

2.

Charlie Gehringer Detroit Tigers 2B  

9.

Lefty Gomez New York Yankees P Starting Pitcher

 

Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics P  

 

Oral Hildebrand Cleveland Indians P Did Not Pitch

 

Tony Lazzeri New York Yankees 2B Did Not Play

3.

Babe Ruth New York Yankees OF  

5.

Al Simmons Chicago White Sox OF  

 

Sam West St. Louis Browns OF  

BOLD = Fan's / manager's choice to start the game.

   

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