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July 10, 1984

Game 55
July 10, 1984

 Candlestick Park, San Francisco Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 American 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 7 2
 National 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 X   3 8 0
 
MVP: Gary Carter, MON (NL)
Pitchers: Valenzuela (3), Gooden (5), Soto (7), Gossage (9)
Home Runs: Brett-A, Carter-N, Murphy-N
Attendance: 57,756

Game Recap

The National League returned to winning form thanks to home runs by Gary Carter and Dale Murphy and stellar pitching by Dwight Gooden and Fernando Valenzuela.

1984: Smokin'!

One the 50th anniversary of Carl Hubbell's five consecutive All-StarGame strikeouts, Los Angeles' Fernando Valenzuela and Dwight Gooden of the Mets combine to go Hubbell one strikeout better at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. In the top of the fourth, Valenzuela sets down three Hall of Fame hitters: Dave Winfield, Reggie Jackson, and George Brett. Then, aninning later, Gooden, who at 19 is the youngest player in All-Star Game history takes care of the next three American League batters: Lance Parrish, Chet Lemon, and Alvin Davis. Thanks in part to Valenzuela and Gooden, the National League goes on to win the game 3-1.

• Highlights: 56K | 300K
Rosters
American League
  Tony Armas+
Buddy Bell
  Mike Boddicker+
George Brett
  Rod Carew
Bill Caudill
  Alvin Davis
Richard Dotson
  Dave Engle+
Damaso Garcia
  Alfredo Griffin
Rickey Henderson
  Willie Hernandez
Reggie Jackson
  Chet Lemon
Don Mattingly
  Jack Morris
Eddie Murray
  Phil Niekro+
Lance Parrish
  Dan Quisenberry+
Jim Rice
  Cal Ripken
Dave Stieb
  Jim Sundberg
Andy Thornton
  Alan Trammell*
Lou Whitaker
  Dave Winfield
National League
  Joaquin Andujar*
Bob Brenly
  Gary Carter
Chili Davis
  Jody Davis
Steve Garvey
  Dwight Gooden
Rich Gossage
  Tony Gwynn
Keith Hernandez
  Al Holland+
Charlie Lea
  Mike Marshall+
Jerry Mumphrey
  Dale Murphy
Jesse Orosco+
  Tony Pena
Tim Raines
  Rafael Ramirez+
Juan Samuel+
  Ryne Sandberg
Mike Schmidt
  Ozzie Smith
Mario Soto
  Darryl Strawberry
Bruce Sutter+
  Fernando Valenzuela
Tim Wallach
  Claudell Washington
+ Did not enter game

Ralph Kiner, right, Pittsburgh Pirate slugger, enjoys a chat with another slugging great, Boston's Ted Williams before the start of the All-Star game at Comiskey Park, Chicago, IL, July 11, 1950.