The National League won the game 6–1, with the winning pitcher being LaMarr Hoyt of the San Diego Padres and the losing pitcher being Jack Morris of the Detroit Tigers. Hoyt also won the game’s MVP award. The National League was managed by the Padres’ Dick Williams, while the American League was managed by Sparky Anderson of the Tigers.
Williams was backed by coaches Jim Frey and Bob Lillis and Anderson was aided by coaches Bobby Cox and Dick Howser.
The teams’ honorary captains each starred in the 1965 All-Star game, also held in Minnesota — Harmon Killebrew for the AL, and Sandy Koufax for the NL. In the game two decades ago, Koufax earned the NL win, and Killebrew hit the AL’s second home run.
Attendance was announced as 54,960
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