Baseball Almanac is pleased to present the box score to the 1957 Midsummer Classic which was played on July 9, 1957 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri.
1957 All-Star Game
American League 6 vs National League 5
July 9, 1957 Busch Stadium
: Singled for Bunning in 4th inning.
b : Hit into force play for Hoak in 5th inning.
c : GIDP for McMillan in 5th inning.
d : Grounded out for Sanford in 6th inning.
e : Flied out for Temnle in 6th inning.
f : Doubled for Robinson in 7th inning.
g : Struck out for Jackson in 8th inning.
h : Singled for Bailey in 9th inning.
i : Flied out for Labine in 9th inning.
Doubles : Musial, Skowron, Bell, Minoso.
Error : Schoendienst.
GIDP : Banks.
Left on Base : A.L. 9, N.L. 4.
Sacrifice Hit : Fox.
Triple : Mays.
: Pitched to 4 batters in 2nd inning.
b : Pitched to 4 batters in 9th inning.
Wild Pitch : Sanford.
Winning Pitcher : Bunning.
This was the third Midsummer Classic played at Sportsman's Park and the American League now had a 2-1 lead on the National League field.
Did you know that this was the last Midsummer Classic played at Sportsman's Park? The July 12, 1966
The final inning near-comeback: Stan Musial walked, Willie Mays tripled, and a Jack Sanford wild pitch brought in two runs. Hank Foiles kept it alive by following with a single, Gus Bell walked, and an Ernie Banks single brought the game to within one run for the senior circuit. With two out and a man on second Gil Hodges came to the plate, but hit a HARD liner to left-center which was caught on the run by Minnie Minoso to preserve the victory.