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All-Star Results - 1940

Game 8
July 9, 1940

 Sportsman's Park, St. Louis Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 American 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
 National 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X   4 7 0
 
Pitchers: (5), French (7), Hubbell (9)
Home Runs: West - NL
Attendance: 32,373

Game Recap

Boston's Max West gave the National League a three-run bulge in the first inning with a three-run dinger, and the National League won, 4-0, to record the first shutout in All-Star Game history. Manager Bill McKechnie used fresh pitchers every two innings to hold the mighty American League bats to three hits.

Rosters
American League
  Luke Appling
  Lou Boudreau
  Tommy Bridges+
  Doc Cramer+
  Bill Dickey
  Joe DiMaggio
  Bob Feller
  Lou Finney
  Jimmie Foxx
  Ron Hansen
  Joe Gordon
  Hank Greenberg
  Frankie Hayes
  Rollie Hemsley
  Bob Johnson+
  Charlie Keller
  Ken Keltner
  Dutch Leonard+
  Ray Mack
  George McQuinn+
  Al Milnar+
  Bobo Newsom
  Monte Pearson+
  Red Rolfe*
  Red Ruffing
  Cecil Travis
  Ted Williams
National League
  Pete Coscarart
  Harry Danning
  Paul Derringer
  Leo Durocher+
  Larry French
  Billy Herman
  Kirby Higbe+
  Carl Hubbell
  Billy Jurges*
  Cookie Lavagetto
  Hank Leiber*
  Ernie Lombardi
  Pinky May
  Frank McCormick
  Joe Medwick
  Eddie Miller
  Johnny Mize
  Jo-Jo Moore
  Terry Moore
  Hugh Mulcahy+
  Bill Nicholson
  Mel Ott
  Babe Phelps
  Arky Vaughan
  Bucky Walters
  Max West
  Whit Wyatt
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

Red Ruffing, left, big right hander of the New York Yanks, and Paul Derringer, one of the mainstays of the Cincinnati Reds, wish each other luck just before they started in the box for the American League and National League, respectively, in the major league All-Star game at St. Louis on July 9, 1940.