All-star Countdown 21

June 22, 1993

July 13, 1993 Oriole Park at Camden Yards

In 1954, Washington's Dean Stone became the only pitcher to win an All-Star Game without retiring a batter.

Stone entered the game in the eighth inning withe National League ahead, 9-8, and St. Louis' Red Schoendienst on third. While Stone was facing his first hitter, Schoendienst made a surprise attempt to steal home, but Stone hurried his motion and got him at the plate.

The National Leaguers argued that Stone had balked, but plate umpire Bill Stewart disagreed.

The American League then scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to take an 11-9 lead, and Chicago's Virgil Trucks pitched a scoreless ninth inning to save the win for Stone.

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