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1937 All Star Game

1937 All Star Game

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1937 All Star Game, Dizzy Dean breaks his toe.

The 1937 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the fifth playing of the mid-summer classic between theall-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 7, 1937, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., the home of theWashington Senators of the American League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 8–3. The game, watched by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is remembered because of a play in whichEarl Averill of the Indians hit a ball that struck pitcher Dizzy Dean on the toe, breaking it.

1937 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National League 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 13 0
American League 0 0 2 3 1 2 0 0 X 8 13 2
Date July 7, 1937
Venue Griffith Stadium
City Washington, D.C.
Managers National League - Bill Terry (NYG)
American League - Joe McCarthy(NYY)
Attendance 31,391
First pitch President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Radio MutualCBSNBC
Radio announcers Bob ElsonTony Wakeman (Mutual)
France LauxBill Dyer,Arch McDonald (CBS)
Tom ManningWarren Brown (NBC)
  Major League Baseball All-Star Game

By Tom Hannon

 

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