1964 All-Star Game Play by Play

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"This decision (the MVP) required a second ballot, since the vote had been taken earlier in the ninth inning in anticipation of an American League win, and (Brooks) Robinson had been the initial pick to get the trophy." - The Midsummer Classic (2002)
1964 All-Star Game

A Play-by-Play Account

AL STARS 1ST: Fregosi singled to Williams; Torre allowed a passed ball [Fregosi to second]; Oliva grounded out (Drysdale to Cepeda); Mantle struck out; Killebrew singled to Williams [Fregosi scored (unearned)]; Drysdale threw a wild pitch [Killebrew to second]; Allison struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 0.

NL STARS 1ST: Clemente struck out; Groat struck out; Williams popped to Fregosi; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 0.

AL STARS 2ND: Robinson lined to Mays; Richardson grounded out (Boyer to Cepeda); Howard was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 0.

NL STARS 2ND: Mays grounded out (Robinson to Allison); Cepeda flied to Mantle; Boyer singled to Fregosi; Torre popped to Fregosi [Boyer out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 0.

AL STARS 3RD: Chance grounded out (Drysdale to Cepeda); Fregosi flied to Clemente; Oliva grounded out (Cepeda to Drysdale); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 0.

NL STARS 3RD: Hunt singled to Killebrew; STARGELL BATTED FOR DRYSDALE; Stargell grounded out (Chance to Allison) [Hunt to second]; Clemente grounded out (Fregosi to Allison); Groat grounded out (Richardson to Allison); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 0.

AL STARS 4TH: BUNNING REPLACED STARGELL (PITCHING); Mantle made an out to Hunt; Killebrew singled to Boyer; Killebrew ducked out of the way, ball hit bat and dribbled down the 3rd base line; Allison struck out; Robinson singled to Clemente [Killebrew to second]; Richardson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 0.

NL STARS 4TH: WYATT REPLACED CHANCE (PITCHING); Williams homered; Mays popped to Howard in foul territory; Cepeda grounded out (Wyatt to Allison); Boyer homered; Torre grounded out (Richardson to Allison); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 2.

AL STARS 5TH: EDWARDS REPLACED TORRE (PLAYING C ); Howard struck out; SIEBERN BATTED FOR WYATT; Siebern flied to Mays; Fregosi was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 2.

NL STARS 5TH: PASCUAL REPLACED SIEBERN (PITCHING); Hunt grounded out (Pascual to Allison); CALLISON BATTED FOR BUNNING; Callison popped to Fregosi; Clemente singled to Mantle; Groat doubled [Clemente scored]; CARDENAS RAN FOR GROAT; Williams grounded out (Richardson to Allison); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. AL Stars 1, NL Stars 3.

AL STARS 6TH: CALLISON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SHORT REPLACED CLEMENTE (PITCHING); CARDENAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Oliva struck out; Mantle singled to Mays; Killebrew singled [Mantle to second]; Allison flied to Mays; Robinson tripled [Mantle scored, Killebrew scored]; Mays just missed a diving catch; Richardson grounded out (Short to Cepeda); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. AL Stars 3, NL Stars 3.

NL STARS 6TH: Mays lined to Fregosi; Cepeda grounded out (Robinson to Allison); Boyer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 3, NL Stars 3.

AL STARS 7TH: FARRELL REPLACED SHORT (PITCHING); Howard was hit by a pitch; COLAVITO BATTED FOR PASCUAL; Colavito doubled [Howard to third]; Fregosi hit a sacrifice fly to Mays [Howard scored]; Oliva made an out to Cardenas; Mantle struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. AL Stars 4, NL Stars 3.

NL STARS 7TH: COLAVITO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); RADATZ REPLACED OLIVA (PITCHING); Edwards was called out on strikes; Hunt was called out on strikes; Callison flied to Mantle; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 4, NL Stars 3.

AL STARS 8TH: Killebrew grounded out (Boyer to Cepeda); Allison walked; PEPITONE RAN FOR ALLISON; Robinson flied to Mays; Richardson singled to Mays [Pepitone to second]; Howard flied to Mays; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. AL Stars 4, NL Stars 3.

NL STARS 8TH: PEPITONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); HINTON REPLACED KILLEBREW (PLAYING LF); WHITE BATTED FOR FARRELL; White struck out; Cardenas struck out; Williams grounded out (Richardson to Pepitone); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 4, NL Stars 3.

AL STARS 9TH: MARICHAL REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Colavito flied to Williams; Fregosi lined to Mays; Radatz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 4, NL Stars 3.

NL STARS 9TH: HALL REPLACED MANTLE (PLAYING CF); Mays walked; Mays stole second; Cepeda singled to Pepitone [Mays scored (error by Pepitone), Cepeda to second (error by Pepitone)]; FLOOD RAN FOR CEPEDA; Boyer popped to Robinson; Edwards was walked intentionally; AARON BATTED FOR HUNT; Aaron struck out; Callison homered [Flood scored, Edwards scored]; 4 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. AL Stars 4, NL Stars 7.

End of 1964 All-Star Game Play-by-Play

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