On July 6, 1983, the American League and National League stage the 50th anniversary of the All-Star Game. The American League sets an All-Star record for runs by pounding the National League, 13-3, as Fred Lynn clubs the first grand slam in All-Star history. The game marks the first win for the AL since 1971. It is Lynn’s 4th All-Star homer, tying him with Ted Williams for the American League record.

Game Ticket 

American League 13, National League 3

All-Star Game Played on Wednesday, July 6, 1983 (N) at Comiskey Park I

Time of Game: 3:05

Attendance: 43801

Umpires: HP – George Maloney, 1B – Harry Wendelstedt, 2B – Ted Hendry, 3B – Jim Quick,
LF – John Shulock, RF – Dave Pallone

Linescore
NL 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 – 3 8 3
AL 1 1 7 0 0 0 2 2 x – 13 15 2

Boxscore

Play by Play 

NATIONAL LEAGUE 1ST: 50th Anniversary of 1933 game, held
again in Comiskey Park Managers: Harvey Kuenn (AL Milwaukee),
Whitey Herzog (NL St. Louis); MVP: Fred Lynn (CAL) who hit first
slam in history; Records: 7 runs in an inning (ALS-3rd); most
hits off a pitcher in an inning (6 off Atlee Hammaker in the
3rd); Sax reached on an error by Stieb; Sax stole second;
Raines reached on an error by Carew (assist by Stieb) [Sax
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Raines to third]; Dawson struck out;
Oliver walked; Murphy struck out; Schmidt struck out; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. National League 1, American League 0.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 1ST: Carew singled; Yount struck out; Lynn
walked [Carew to second]; Rice reached on an error by Schmidt
[Carew to third, Lynn to second]; Brett hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Carew scored (unearned)]; Simmons grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. National League 1,
American League 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 2ND: Carter flied to right; O. Smith flied to
left; Soto grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
National League 1, American League 1.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 2ND: Winfield doubled to left; Trillo reached on
an error by Sax [Winfield to third]; Stieb out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Trillo to second]; Carew was walked
intentionally; Yount hit a sacrifice fly to center [Winfield
scored (unearned)]; Lynn struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB. National League 1, American League 2.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 3RD: Sax grounded out (pitcher to first); Raines
was called out on strikes; Dawson lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB. National League 1, American League 2.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 3RD: HAMMAKER REPLACED SOTO (PITCHING); Rice
homered; Brett tripled to center; Simmons popped to second;
Winfield singled to center [Brett scored]; Trillo singled to
left [Winfield to second]; DECINCES BATTED FOR STIEB; DeCinces
flied to center; Carew singled to left [Winfield scored, Trillo
to third, Carew to second (on throw)]; Yount was walked
intentionally; Lynn homered [Trillo scored, Carew scored, Yount
scored]; first grand slam in All-Star history; DAWLEY
REPLACED HAMMAKER (PITCHING); Rice popped to second; 7 R, 6 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. National League 1, American League 9.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 4TH: HONEYCUTT REPLACED DECINCES (PITCHING);
PARRISH REPLACED SIMMONS (PLAYING C ); Oliver doubled to left;
Murphy singled to center [Oliver scored]; Schmidt grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Murphy out at
second]; Carter flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. National
League 2, American League 9.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 4TH: Brett flied to left in foul territory;
Parrish was called out on strikes; Winfield singled to left;
Trillo flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. National League 2,
American League 9.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 5TH: O. Smith singled to right; THON BATTED FOR
DAWLEY; Thon singled to center [O. Smith to second]; Sax singled
to left [O. Smith scored, Thon to second]; Raines grounded into
a double play (third to second) [Thon out at third, Sax out at
second]; Steve Sax overslid 2B; Raines stole second;
Dawson flied to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. National League 3,
American League 9.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 5TH: THON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); DRAVECKY
REPLACED DAWSON (PITCHING); HUBBARD REPLACED SAX (PLAYING 2B);
MCGEE REPLACED O. SMITH (PLAYING CF); WARD BATTED FOR HONEYCUTT;
Ward flied to center; Carew grounded out (pitcher to first);
Yount grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
National League 3, American League 9.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 6TH: STANLEY REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); MURRAY
REPLACED CAREW (PLAYING 1B); RIPKEN REPLACED YOUNT (PLAYING SS);
Oliver grounded out (third to first); Murphy popped to first in
foul territory; Schmidt grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB. National League 3, American League 9.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 6TH: EVANS REPLACED OLIVER (PLAYING 1B);
GUERRERO REPLACED MURPHY (PLAYING 3B); BENEDICT REPLACED SCHMIDT
(PLAYING C ); DURHAM REPLACED CARTER (PLAYING RF); Lynn struck
out; Rice singled to third; Brett struck out; Parrish flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. National League 3, American
League 9.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 7TH: KITTLE REPLACED WINFIELD (PLAYING LF);
WILSON REPLACED LYNN (PLAYING CF); OGLIVIE REPLACED RICE
(PLAYING RF); Durham grounded out (pitcher to first); McGee
singled to shortstop; Thon forced McGee (third to second);
Hubbard singled to shortstop [Thon to second]; MADLOCK BATTED
FOR RAINES; Madlock flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
National League 3, American League 9.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 7TH: MADLOCK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
GUERRERO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); PEREZ REPLACED DRAVECKY
(PITCHING); Kittle singled to shortstop; WHITAKER BATTED FOR
TRILLO; Whitaker tripled to center [Kittle scored]; YASTRZEMSKI
BATTED FOR STANLEY; Yastrzemski was called out on strikes;
Murray grounded out (first unassisted); Ripken walked; Wilson
doubled [Whitaker scored, Ripken to third]; OROSCO REPLACED
PEREZ (PITCHING); Oglivie struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
National League 3, American League 11.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 8TH: WHITAKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B);
KITTLE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); HENDERSON REPLACED
YASTRZEMSKI (PLAYING LF); YOUNG REPLACED OGLIVIE (PITCHING);
BENCH BATTED FOR OROSCO; Bench popped to shortstop; Evans lined
to center; Guerrero was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB. National League 3, American League 11.

AMERICAN LEAGUE 8TH: L. SMITH REPLACED BENCH (PITCHING); Brett
doubled to second; COOPER BATTED FOR PARRISH; Cooper singled to
left [Brett to third]; Kittle struck out; Whitaker reached on an
error by Guerrero on a sacrifice fly [Brett scored (RBI), Cooper
to third, Whitaker to second]; Henderson grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Cooper scored (unearned)]; record 13 runs for one
team, surpassing 12 (AL) in 1946; Murray grounded out (first
to pitcher); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. National League 3,
American League 13.

NATIONAL LEAGUE 9TH: QUISENBERRY REPLACED YOUNG (PITCHING);
BOONE REPLACED COOPER (PLAYING C ); Benedict singled to right;
Durham struck out; McGee flied to center; Thon forced Benedict
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. National League 3,
American League 13.