11th Annual All-Star Game Program, 1943


This program for baseball's 11th Annual All-Star game features representations of both of the host cities major league clubs on its cover; Philadelphia's Athletics of the American League and the Phillies of the National. The game, played at the A's home field of Shibe Park, was the first All-Star contest scheduled at night, intended to be played under the park's artificial lights. The American League would win the game 5-3.

Set during the Second World War, the 1943 All-Star game lacked some big names due to player's military service, but did feature such stars as the Brooklyn Dodger's second baseman Billy Herman, his infield counterpart on the Boston Red Sox, Bobby Doer, and young St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder Stan Musial, making the first of 24 consecutive All-Star appearances.

Date Made: 1943-07-13

Thru Person: Rinsland, GeorgeAssociated Name: Philadelphia AthleticsPhiladelphia Phillies

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaAssociated Place: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Baseball


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.310547.094Accession Number: 310547Catalog Number: 310547.094

Object Name: Programprogram, baseball

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2b8c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1064413

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