The 83rd All-Star Game is at Kauffman Stadium on July 10. Leading up to that game, The Star is looking back at a Midsummer Classic game every day.July 13, 1960 National League 6, American League 0 Yankee Stadium in New York
Six pitchers scattered eight hits as the National League rolled to an easy victory in the first of the two All-Star Games of the year.
In the second inning, the Braves’ Joe Adcock singled and Milwaukee teammate Eddie Mathews followed with a two-run homer against the Yankees’ Whitey Ford.
In the third inning, the Giants’ Willie Mays hit a solo homer. In the seventh, pinch-hitter Stan Musial of the Cardinals hit his sixth All-Star homer against Gerry Staley of the White Sox.
In the top of the ninth inning, the Cardinals’ Ken Boyer hit a two-run homer to make it 6-0.
The American League’s best chance to score came in the third when it loaded the bases with two outs, but the Yankees’ Roger Maris popped out to end the threat.
Pitcher Bud Daley of the Kansas City A’s was chosen for the game, but he did not appear.
It was the 18th and final All-Star appearance for Red Sox legend Ted Williams, who hit .304 with four home runs, 10 runs scored and 12 RBIs.
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