1986 All-Star Game

This year the American League launched a "Rocket" at the Nationals named Roger Clemens. With help from Ted Higuera, Charlie Hough, Dave Righetti and Don Aase, he shut down the National League and started his record setting All-Star Game career.

In the second, Lou Whitaker followed a Dave Winfield double with a homer off Dwight Gooden. In the seventh, Frank White popped the another off Mike Scott. The National League made it interesting in the bottom of the eighth by roughing up Hough for two runs. In the ninth, the National League had runners at first and third with one out when Aase got White to hit a check-swing grounder for a double play.

The American Leagues' debut of Clemens wasn't the only story of the day, Fernando Valenzuela struck out five consecutive batters and National League pitchers mowed down seven more. It was the third All-Star Game in a row to feature outstanding performances by the men on the hill.

"I salute the fans for picking someone like Wally Joyner (for the 1986 All-Star Game). It shows they're paying attention." - Kansas City Royals second baseman Frank White
1986 All-Star Game

1986 All-Star Game Program
1986 All-Star Game Official Program

Game Number

57

Date / Box Score

Location

Attendance ( Rank )

45,774

Starting Pitchers

Managers

Coaches

John McNamara

1986 All-Star Game

Line Score

League

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E

American

0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 0

National

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 1

Roger Clemens (W)
Teddy Higuera (4th)
Charlie Hough (7)
Dave Righetti (8th)
Don Aase (9th)

Dwight Gooden (L)
Fernando Valenzuela (4th)
Mike Scott (7th)
Sid Fernandez (8th)
Mike Krukow (9th)

Lou Whitaker (2nd)
Frank White (7th)

None
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1986 All-Star Game

American League All-Star Squad

Don Aase

Baltimore Orioles

P

Harold Baines

Chicago White Sox

OF

Jesse Barfield

Toronto Blue Jays

OF

3.

Wade Boggs

Boston Red Sox

3B

George Brett

Kansas City Royals

3B

Injured

Jose Canseco

Oakland Athletics

OF

Did Not Play

9.

Roger Clemens

Boston Red Sox

P

Starting Pitcher

Tony Fernandez

Toronto Blue Jays

SS

Rich Gedman

Boston Red Sox

C

2.

Rickey Henderson

New York Yankees

OF

Willie Hernandez

Detroit Tigers

P

Did Not Pitch

Teddy Higuera

Milwaukee Brewers

P

Charlie Hough

Texas Rangers

P

Brook Jacoby

Cleveland Indians

3B

5.

Wally Joyner

California Angels

1B

Don Mattingly

New York Yankees

1B

Lloyd Moseby

Toronto Blue Jays

OF

Eddie Murray

Baltimore Orioles

1B

Did Not Play

4.

Lance Parrish

Detroit Tigers

C

Jim Presley

Seattle Mariners

3B

Did Not Play

1.

Kirby Puckett

Minnesota Twins

OF

Jim Rice

Boston Red Sox

OF

Dave Righetti

New York Yankees

P

6.

Cal Ripken, Jr.

Baltimore Orioles

SS

Ken Schrom

Cleveland Indians

P

Did Not Pitch

8.

Lou Whitaker

Detroit Tigers

2B

Frank White

Kansas City Royals

2B

7.

Dave Winfield

New York Yankees

OF

Mike Witt

California Angels

P

Did Not Pitch

BOLD = Fan's choice to start the game (Manager chooses pitcher).

1986 All-Star Game

National League All-Star Squad

Kevin Bass

Houston Astros

OF

Hubie Brooks

Montreal Expos

SS

Chris Brown

San Francisco Giants

3B

4.

Gary Carter

New York Mets

C

Chili Davis

San Francisco Giants

OF

Glenn Davis

Houston Astros

1B

Jody Davis

Chicago Cubs

C

Sid Fernandez

New York Mets

P

John Franco

Cincinnati Reds

P

Did Not Pitch

9.

Dwight Gooden

New York Mets

P

Starting Pitcher

1.

Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padres

OF

3.

Keith Hernandez

New York Mets

1B

Mike Krukow

San Francisco Giants

P

7.

Dale Murphy

Atlanta Braves

OF

Dave Parker

Cincinnati Reds

OF

Tony Pena

Pittsburgh Pirates

C

Tim Raines

Montreal Expos

OF

Shane Rawley

Philadelphia Phillies

P

Did Not Pitch

Jeff Reardon

Montreal Expos

P

Did Not Pitch

Rick Rhoden

Pittsburgh Pirates

P

Did Not Pitch

2.

Ryne Sandberg

Chicago Cubs

2B

Steve Sax

Los Angeles Dodgers

2B

6.

Mike Schmidt

Philadelphia Phillies

3B

Mike Scott

Houston Astros

P

Dave Smith

Houston Astros

P

Did Not Pitch

8.

Ozzie Smith

St. Louis Cardinals

SS

5.

Darryl Strawberry

New York Mets

OF

Fernando Valenzuela

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

BOLD = Fan's choice to start the game (Manager chooses pitcher).



The five consecutive strikeouts ( Don Mattingly , Cal Ripken, Jr. , Jesse Barfield , Lou Whitaker and Teddy Higuera ) by Fernando Valenzuela tied him with the All Star record set during the 1934 All-Star Game by Carl Hubbell .

During the seventh inning of the 1986 Midsummer Classic, Frank White pinch hit for Lou Whitaker and hit and 0-2 pitch from Mike Scott over the left-center fence. To date, here are those who have also hit All-Star pinch hit homers:


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