major league baseball all stars

Major League Baseball All Star-Game, Memorial Stadium
900 East 33rd Street, Baltimore, Maryland
July 8, 1958
Robert F. Kniesche (1906-1976)
4x5 inch acetate negative
Kniesche Collection
Maryland Historical Society
This was the first and only MLB All-Star Game played at Memorial Stadium. The opening pitch was made by then-Vice President Richard Nixon. The American League lineup included Micky Mantle (New York Yankees), Nellie Fox (Chicago White Sox), and Gus Triandos (Baltimore Orioles). National League included Willie Mays (San Francisco Giants), Henry “Hank” Aaron (Milwaukee Braves), and Ernie Banks (Chicago Cubs) among others. More information on the game and lineups available through the Wikipedia page.